Concordia St. Paul News

November 25, 2014

Concordia Presents an Evening with Donald Jackson, Feb. 12, 2015

Concordia University, St. Paul presents An Evening with Donald Jackson, February 12, 2015, as part of The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Program. The presentation will take place from 7-8:45 p.m. at CSP’s Buetow Music Center Auditorium. This event is free and seating will be on a first come first served basis.

Mr. Jackson, a British calligrapher, occupies the position of official scribe and calligrapher to the Crown Office of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. He created the calligraphic text typeface and acted as lead calligrapher, illuminator and artistic director of The Saint John’s Bible, the first completely handwritten Bible created since the sixteenth century.

Concordia University is hosting an exhibition of all seven volumes of The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition on campus during the entire month of February 2015, and two volumes from August 2014 through July 2015. The volumes are located on the main floor of the Library Technology Center at 1282 Concordia Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55104.

If you are planning to bring a group to visit the exhibit, please leave a voicemail at 651.641.8383 with the type of group, number of people, date and time that you would like to visit the exhibit. Please be sure to include a phone number where we can contact you. Additional information can be found at libraryguides.csp.edu/sjb.

Watch Donald Jackson’s entire presentation here.

General exhibit hours
Mon–Thurs 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Fri 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Sun 1 p.m.-7 p.m.

Hands-on exhibit hours
Mon-Wed-Fri 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Tues-Thurs 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Sat 12 p.m.-2 p.m.