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Saint Mary of Egypt Icon c1600Saturday, February 4, 1:00PM
Free with admission

“Holy Fools” practiced the most extreme form of asceticism: purifying the soul through self-denial and a rejection of worldly comforts. Museum Curator and CEO Kent Russell traces the origins of the Holy Fool from the early Byzantine era to the present. Join us for this enlightening talk and then take a look at the current exhibit, Holy Fools to Wonderworkers: Saints of the¬†Orthodox Faith.