Mako Fujimura on the "Theology of Making"

April 21, 2018 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Gathering Room,
Museum of the Bible

$5 Admission, Free for Members and Students*

Museum of the Bible is excited to host distinguished artist, author and speaker, Makoto Fujimura. Fujimura's "The Art of the Gospels" exhibit, featuring his Four Holy Gospels work, is on display at the museum through the end of April. His highly acclaimed book “Culture Care: Reconnecting with Beauty for Our Common Life” addresses the intersection of faith, creativity and cultural stewardship. His lecture will focus on the “Theology of Making,” exploring what God calls Christians to co-create with him.


Mako Fujimura

Makoto Fujimura, one of the world's greatest living abstract painters, created his Four Holy Gospels work as a testimony to the beauty of God's love. Fujimura is author of several books including "Silence and Beauty: Hidden Faith Born of Suffering", "Culture Care: Reconnecting with Beauty for Our Common Life", and "Refractions: A Journey of Faith, Art, and Culture." Fujimura served as a presidential appointee on the National Council on the Arts and is Director of the Brehm Center for Worship, Theology, and the Arts at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Joining Makoto Fujimura in a discussion of beauty and creativity will be three guests whose collective expertise encompasses theology, art and business:

Panel Guests

William Dyrness

Professor of Theology and Culture at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Bruce Herman

Painter, essayist and Professor of Art at Gordon College.

Kate Shin

Entrepreneur, real estate developer, and owner of Waterfall Mansion Gallery in New York City. Her gallery hosts annual exhibits of Makoto Fujimura's work.

Event Schedule

Saturday April 21st, 2018

Mako speaks on his exhibit, "The Art of the Gospels", Panel Discussion and Q&A

9:00 a.m.


10:45 a.m.


11:00 a.m.

End of Create-a-thon

1:00 p.m.

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