Programs & Events
Spirituality and the Arts
The Office of Religious Life’s Spirituality and the Arts program explores and uncovers the spiritual and devotional dimensions of the arts. Through film screenings, plays, spoken word events, music concerts, dance performances, and art exhibitions, Spirituality and the Arts examines the ultimate questions of meaning, purpose, and identity as they manifest through the arts. Previous participants and performers include Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Rainn Wilson, K.C. Porter, Salman Ahmad, Nishat Khan, D’Lo, Summer Watson, and Roger Steffens.
BENDIGA NUESTRO VIAJE Y DENOS ESPERANZA Bless Our Journey, Give Us Hope - a display of artifacts left on the desert trails used by migrants crossing the Mexican border into southern Arizona, curated by Arizona artists Antonia Gallegos and Valarie James, at the Kilgore Chapel, University Religious Center, open 9-5 pm weekdays and by arrangement at other times.
RECEPTION for the exhibit - Oct 9, Wed, 4 - 5 pm at URC Kilgore Chapel - food/drinks served, open to the public - includes an introduction to the display and a brief remembrance of migrants who have died in the desert.