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Past FUAM Exhibition- The Holy Name: Art of the Gesù

Exhibition Programming

Programming & Events

Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age

February 2 - May 19 2018
Bellarmine Hall Galleries
Tues. - Sat. 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

For the most up-to-date schedule, or to register for events, visit:

Exhibition Program Calendar through May 2018

Guided Tours

Free tours Tuesday-Saturday at 12 p.m.

Free Gallery Spotlights Tuesday-Saturday at 2 p.m.



Thursday, February 1, 5 p.m.
Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age

Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Professor and Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art,

Queen’s University, Ontario
Dolan School of Business Dining Room
Part of the Edwin L. Wiesl, Jr. Lectureships in Art History, funded by the Robert Lehman Foundation.

Tuesday, March 6, 5 p.m.
Inside the 17th-century Gesù: Jesuit History, Saints, Theology, and Science

Evonne Levy, Professor of Renaissance and Baroque Art, University of Toronto
Bellarmine Hall, Diffley Board Room

Part of the Edwin L. Wiesl, Jr. Lectureships in Art History, funded by the Robert Lehman Foundation.

Thursday, April 5, 5 p.m.
The Jesuits and the Arts: How and Why It Happened

John O’Malley, S. J., University Professor, Department of Theology, Georgetown University
Dolan School of Business Dining Room
Co-sponsored with the Center for Ignatian Spirituality; symposium keynote lecture.

Tuesday, May 1, 5 p.m.

Bernini's Rome: The Eternal Feast

Charles Scribner, Art Historian and Author

Bellarmine Hall, Diffley Board Room

Second Annual Members’ Lecture



Friday, April 6, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Art of the Gesù
Barone Campus Center, Oak Room

Generous funding has been provided by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.

Musical Performance

Thursday, April 5, 7:30 p.m.

Musical Performance: Sacred Music in the Age of Bernini

Egan Chapel


Art in Focus Gallery Series

Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Thursday, February 8, 11 a.m. 
Giovanni Battista Gaulli, The Triumph of the Name of Jesus

Thursday, March 8, 11 a.m. 
Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Bust of Cardinal Roberto Bellarmino
Bellarmine Hall Galleries


Thursday, April 19, 11 a.m. 
The Chasuble of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese

Thursday, May 17, 11 a.m.

Giovanni Battista Gaulli, Model for the Apse of the Gesù


Subscription Lecture Series

Going for Baroque: Art in Rome in the Age of Bernini and Caravaggio

Tuesday, April 24, 10 a.m.

Tuesday, May 1, 10 a.m.

Tuesday, May 8, 10 a.m.

Fiona Garland

Bellarmine Hall, SmArt Classroom

Selected Images

Ciro Ferri (Italian, 1634-1689)
Saint Teresa of Avila, ca. 1687-89
Gilt bronze
Church of the Gesù, Rome (museum), from the altar of Saint Ignatius


Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, 1598-1680)
Bust of Cardinal Roberto Bellarmino, 1621-24
Church of the Gesù, Rome