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Spirit of Bethlehem: The Boehm Porcelain Nativity

iCal Import
November 20, 2018 - January 5, 2019 (9:00am - 5:00pm)
712 Green Avenue Orange, TX 77630
409-886-2787
Free

Celebrate the holiday season with “Spirit of Bethlehem: The Boehm Porcelain Nativity.” Enjoy viewing this work of art including sixteen porcelain figures depicting the Christmas story. Learn about the tradition of the crèche, or manger scene. Centuries of tradition inspired the artisans of the Boehm studios. They followed the Biblical accounts enriched by medieval stories in designing the porcelain sculptures.

Boehm Porcelain (founded 1950)
Joseph, Mary, and Christ Child
1979, porcelain
For Spirit of Bethlehem
9 inches maximum height
Gift of the Estates of John and Sara Lindsey, 2016
Stark Museum of Art, Orange, Texas, 2016.6.2.1-3