Sacred Transmitted

Sacred Transmitted

Sacred Transmitted: A Century of Design from the Emil Frei Studio Archives

Image credit: Siegfried Reinhardt, Lutheran Hour Ministries, St. Louis, MO, 1965, ink and watercolor on board, courtesy of Emil Frei Inc.

Nov. 9 - Jan. 27, 2019

Sacred Transmitted is an exhibition of liturgical stained glass designs from the archives of Emil Frei & Associates, an award-winning liturgical stained glass design and fabrication studio in St. Louis, Missouri. Established in 1898 and run by five generations of the Frei family, the studio has made over a thousand church windows across the United States.

This exhibition is made possible by the generosity of the following institutions and individuals who have loaned their artworks: Emil Frei Inc., Winfield Galleries, Judy Frei-Howe, Saint Louis University Library and Tony Deck.
Curated by William Frank and Christina Hayes Haley.

Schedule of Events | Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

Sacred Transmitted Panel
Reception | 5 - 5:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion | 5:30 - 6:20 p.m.

Panel Speakers:
Br. Martin Erspamer, O.S.B. • Fr. Thomas Esposito, O. Cist. William Frank • Aaron Frei • John Norris, Ph.D. (moderator)

Location: Catholic Foundation Board Room, Cardinal Farrell Hall

Exhibition Opening
Exhibition Opening Reception | 6:30 - 9 p.m.
The exhibition includes works by Francis Deck, Br. Martin Erspamer, O.S.B., William Frank, Emil Frei Jr., Robert Frei, Milton Frenzel, Robert Harmon, Siegfried Reinhardt, William Schickel, Joan Velligan, John Wheadon and Rodney Winfield.

Location: Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery, Art History Building