2018 Sacred Arts Festival

Sanctuary: Power, Conscience, Place

‌The Sacred Arts Festival celebrates a specific theme each year, using a rich palette of artistic forms that include music, dance, literature, film, and the visual arts. Festival events offer opportunities to consider and articulate humanity's understanding of the divine. 


Sacred Arts Festival announces 2018 theme

The University of St. Thomas Sacred Arts Festival, an annual series of events focusing on artistic traditions that explore humanity's understanding of the divine, will feature five events that will be held in April. The festival, which began at St. Thomas in 1980, traditionally presents a broad range of artistic forms. The theme of this year's festival is "Sanctuary: Power, Conscience, Place." All events are free and open to the public and will be held on the university's St. Paul campus.