Past Exhibits


November 27 - December 31, 2016
The Word Made Flesh - Reflections on the Nativity.  This exhibit featured photo collages that depict the many ways we see the Word living in our congregation.

October 16 - November 20, 2016
Creatures Great and Small featured the work of 18 members of the Peoria Camera Club.

September 2 - October 9, 2016
Captured Memories featured the work of Janice Rockwell. 

July 24 - August 28, 2016
Unseen Voices featured work from ten up and coming artists in Peoria and central Illinois.

May 22 - July 17, 2016
Artistic Abilities focused on work by artists with intellectual/development disabilities from The Community Workshop and Training Center, Apostolic Christian Timber Ridge & Tazewell County Resource Center.

March 27 - May 15, 2016
Spirit Made Visible, The Journey of Four Artists featured Elizabeth Davis, Doreen Graber, Jeanette Kosier and Carol Quell.  

February 14 - March 20, 2016
Come to the Cross
Exhibit featuring a wide variety of crosses from around the world.

January 3 - February 7, 2016
La Natura e L'Arte Di Dio (Nature is the Art of God)
by Peggy West and Karen Johnson


November 22 - December 22, 2015
Come to the Manger
Featuring creche exhibit of Hope Wright

October 11 - November 15, 2015
Woven in the Spirit
Featuring  watercolor illustration by Sharon M. Somers. 

August 23 - October 4, 2015
Reflective Hues,
Featuring the still life and floral paintings of Sheryl Burritt and Florence Gaffney

July 12 - August 16, 2015
(In) Visible Men: Examining Stereotypes Through Art
Paintings by Ricardo Andre Lewis
Pictures of this exhibit are available at this link.

May 24 - July 5, 2015
Bliss of Being
Featuring the work of printmaker, Cathie Crawford

April 5 - May 17, 2015
Peace Be With You
Featuring the work of students from Spoon River Valley High School under the direction of Julie Wasson, and from Peoria Notre Dame High School under the direction of Maggie Off.

February 18 - March 29, 2015
Visual Prayers

Featured the work of Deborah Sokolove, Director of the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion and Professor of Arts and Worship at Wesley Theological Seminary.  Her paintings are intended as an offering into the life of the Body of Christ.  Visit her website for to view of her work.

January 4 - February 15, 2015
Gardens in Winter

Featured the work off Peoria Camera Club and First United Methodist Church Peoria members.  Gardens in Winter pointed us to the hope of spring and the promise of resurrection. Pictures of the exhibit are available at this link.


November 23 - December 28 
Creches Around the World

Gathered from private collections of our members, over 90 Creches, literally from around the world, were displayed.  Cultural diversity and the embracing of the Christ Child as the center of this season were two of the things reflected in our display.

Pictures of the exhibit are available at this link.

September 21 - November 19
Fiber artist Trish Williams'  collection of work titled, Endeavors, was the first exhibit featured in the Foster Gallery for Christianity and the Fine Arts..   Ms. Williams' works have been displayed in national exhibits and tours, numerous solo exhibits, and included in several publications. 

Photographs of the Opening Reception are available at this link.