The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Museum of Russian Icons Virtual Presentation on St. John the Baptist Icons

Trinity Episcopal Church, Southport
Virtual Presentation

The Art & Soul committee at Trinity Southport has arranged for The Museum of Russian Icons to lead a private discussion of the iconography of icons in their collection of John the Baptist on Saturday, November 14th at 4:00 pm.

This presentation will be focused on John the Baptist, beloved throughout Christianity as the prophet of Advent. With this event, Trinity seeks to explore varying iconographic treatments of St. John in advance of Advent 2020. Advent, traditionally heralded by St. John, begins Sunday, November 29.

The Museum of Russian Icons is a non-profit art museum located in Clinton, Massachusetts, whose collection includes more than 1,000 Russian icons and related artifacts, making it one of the largest private collections of Russian icons outside of Russia and the largest in North America.

There is no charge for the event but pre-registration is required. Register at

A Zoom link will be emailed to attendees before the event.