The following list is a sampling of exhibition spaces, outside of Christian seminaries, college art departments, and churches, that are operated as professional galleries and that openly welcome art involving Christian themes.

- Biblical Arts Center, Dallas, Texas; nonprofit, nondenominational museum housing a permanent 125'- wide canvas with light and sound show about Pentecost, as well as rotating exhibits featuring contemporary Christian, social issue, and biblical art. Curator: Susan Metcalf; (214) 691-4661.

- Foxhall Gallery, Washington, D.C.; commercial space in the embassy area of the nation's capital; owner administers the Christian-based Washington Arts Group lecture series and exhibits. Director: Jerry Eisley; (202) 966-7144.

- Eastbrook Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; a small foyer space, with rotating exhibits, on the edge of the inner city in a building that also houses a school of fine arts, community projects, and a theatre, all run by Christians. Director: Helene Pickett; (414) 332-7730.

- Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Topeka, Kansas, respected locale for permanent and rotating exhibitions housed on the University of Oklahoma campus, site of the 1996 juried show "The Living Tradition," which will center on contemporary artists' depictions of the biblical narrative. Director: Thomas Toperzer; (405) 325-3272.

- Gallery W, Sacramento, California; this gallery of permanent and rotating exhibits features contemporary, international artists and is recognized as a professional gallery within the local arts scene. Director: Eric Pleishner; (916) 364-1111.

- Genesis Art Gallery, Chicago, Illinois; commercial gallery representing Christian themes in art, plus networks to put artists together with commissions for sacred spaces. Curator: Ronald Zawilla; (312) 247-2454.

- Jubilee Center, New York, New York; a new effort in a SoHo loftspace to bring New York artists into conversation with Christians within the setting of exhibitions informed by Christian themes. Founder: John Van Tao Szto; (718) 658-1151-- for messages.

- La Band Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California; a recognized L.A. gallery space housed on the campus of a Catholic-founded university. Director: Gordon Fuglie; (310) 338-2880.

- MOCRA (Museum of Contemporary Religious Art), St. Louis, Missouri; a relatively new effort with permanent as well as rotating exhibits, centering on modern and postmodern art informed to various degrees by Christian tradition. Director: Terrence E. Dempsey, SJ; (314) 658-7170.

If you have information about other professional, university, or church-based or Christian college art galleries, please contact J. Bohlig, CIVA Gallery Project, 1680 Blackhawk Cove, Eagan, Minnesota 55122-1210.

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