Photo provided by: 
Stacy Glaus

Icon Exhibits 2017

Saturday, November 25, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, November 26, 2017 (All day)

November 1-26: 23rd annual Festival of Icons in Basilica Sanctuary.

Icons dating from the 17th century to contemporary time are collected and borrowed from churches and individuals throughout the Twin Cities.

November 4-26: Windows to Heaven: A Visual Hymn of Praise in John XXIII Gallery and Teresa of Calcutta Hall.

This exhibition features the Icons and documentation of Nicholas Markell's 32 year journey as a Catholic Iconographer.

     This activity is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.

Sunday November 5: The Icon Festival opens with a procession during the 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM Masses

Sunday November 12:  Reception with Nicholas Markell at 1:00 PM


2018: Icon classes at The Basilica of Saint Mary

Students will paint an Icon of the image of Mary of Magdala.

Saturdays February 17 & 24 and March 3 & 24

Contact Deb Korluka at or 612.889.5868 to register.