Art and Christianity Enquiry (ACE)

ACE is the leading UK organisation in the field of visual art and religion. ACE offers stimulating educational projects and publications, advice, information and skills.


Call for papers

The 13th ACE international conference will take place in Dublin, 4-8 July 2016. To read more and to submit a paper visit our Education and events page.

The winners of the ACE Awards for Art, Architecture and a book announced:

Congratulations to Maciej Urbanek for his work HS at St Michael's Camden; to Tectus Architecture for the Kingston Quaker Centre, and WHR Pattisson Chartered Architect for the Chapel at Shepherd's Law; and to Spike Bucklow for his book The Riddle of the Image (Reaktion, 2014).

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Out now: Art & Christianity no84 (Winter 2015)

  • Paul Bayley interviews Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva
  • Charles Pickstone reviews Ai Weiwei and Emily Jacir
  • John Drury on King's College Chapel

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ACE Regional meeting, Southwell Cathedral 27 January, 10.30 - 4pm

Join us for a meeting at Southwell Cathedral to coincide with the exhibition 'The Art of Mary'. The day will include contributions from The Very Revd Peter Bradley (Dean of Sheffield), Nicholas Mynheer (artist), Ben Stoker (Church development officer, Lincoln Diocese), John Newling (artist) and Matthew Askey (priest and painter). This meeting is aimed at those in the East Midlands but is open to anyone!

Discussion | sharing best practice | contemporary art's role in churches and cathedrals | new art commissions

Book your place now by contacting Laura Moffatt in the ACE office or on 07966 599247.

Tickets £7 for ACE members and £10 for non-members; Includes lunch.


Become a member of ACE and receive four quarterly copies of 'Art & Christianity', plus invitations to and notifications of events and exhibitions. Only £30 annually. Contact ACE on 020 7033 9481.

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