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Environment and Art


Martin V. Rambusch
Rambusch Decorating Company
160 Cornelison Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07304
[email protected]

Mission Statement

The Environment and Art Seminar Group takes its work into the field visiting a variety of worship spaces in the locale of each national meeting. During these visits the members discuss the various spaces as to their suitability for active participation in worship. In addition, members also make slide presentations and occasionally present papers for discussion.

2018 Academy Meeting Agenda

Friday, January 5, 2018
10:30 AM Gather to leave on tour of Khalsa Diwan Gurdwara Ross Street Temple and Museum, designed by Arthur Erickson

12 00 Noon Lunch
1:00 PM Gather to leave on tour of Christ Anglican Cathedral and/or
St. James Anglican Church

4:30 PM Return to hotel

Dinner in a group to review the day or on your own.

Saturday, January 6, 2018
9:30 AM First Presentation followed by discussion.
“Repurposed Church Architecture”
Dr. Julia A. Upton, RSM
Provost Emerita
Distinguished Professor of Theology
St. John's University, New York

10:30 AM Second Presentation followed by discussion.
Details to follow
Dr. Suzanne Herold, M.A., M. Phil

12:00Noon Lunch

1:30 PM Third Presentation followed by discussion
“The Theology of the Pecking Order: A Barn Yard Perspective on Places of Worship.”
Dr. Richard S. Vosko, Ph.D., Hon. AIA Sacred Space Planner

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM Presentations of current projects by membership.

Committee items for consideration, as time permits, led by Martin Rambusch. Plans for 2019 Seminar.