Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture

Seasons of Birth Exhibition

02 Nov 2016

This exhibition invites 15 Australian contemporary visual artists to respond to the process of human birth. From a diverse range of national and cultural backgrounds, with contrasting world views, these artists celebrate life through rich and varied artistic mediums. 


Chapel on Cnr Kings Ave & Blackall St, Barton ACT

Exhibition runs

Mon - Fri 10 - 4pm 

Sat - Sun 1 - 4pm

Special Opening Hours & Events

Sun 13 // 3pm curator tour followed by official opening at 4pm

Wed 16 // 3 - 5pm 'Birthing in Julian of Norwich' Reflection with Spiritual director and theologian Dr Kerrie Hide. In this reflection attendees will gaze and behold images in the art exhibition and images of birthing in Julian's Revelations of Love as a lens through which to identify and nurture our own fertile seed of creativity.  Each will encourage the other to birth the divine, be a God-bearer at this poignant moment. Inviting communal wisdom the reflection will explore, name, bless and enjoy the emergent life within us personally and communally.  

Sat 19 // 9.30 - 1pm 'Celebrating Seasons of Birth and Creativity' Retreat - bookings essential The retreat will be Led by Frances MacKay with an introduction to the artworks by Doug Purnell. The brief event allows participants to view the exhibition and encounter each of the artworks. There will be a time of prayer, time alone, and group conversation about the powerful and evocative theme of Birth and Creativity. There will be no charge for the event but donations will be received. Please RSVP with your name and phone number to or or phone Frances 0419 354 578. For more information see Eremos website. 

Wed 23 // 10 - 7pm extended hours

Sat 26 // 1 - 7.30 pm extended hours with Chorus of Women to sing @ 6pm followed by supper at 7pm. Entry and supper celebration by donation.