ACN Portraits of Faith
Art Exhibition

The Destruction of Homs by Farid Georges
The Destruction of Homs by Farid Georges

Syria’s Christians Search for Peace

This exhibition of artworks is inspired by the Syrian conflict and will include drawings by Syrian children of all faiths sharing their experiences of their homeland with you. There will also be artwork from Farid Georges, a Syrian Orthodox painter from Homs, chronicling the destruction of his beloved city.

Hand-made table linens by lace-makers from Aleppo, who often work for hours by candlelight in war-torn Aleppo, will also be displayed. Alongside this work, the exhibition shall include photographs from ACN’s extensive archives reveal the faces and places devastated by the Syrian conflict. The information banners will guide you through the history of Christianity in Syria, the current living conditions for Syrian people and how benefactors like you are making such a difference to their lives.

ACN Project Partner Sister Annie and needlework artist


Exhibition dates

Lancaster Cathedral: Saturday 24 June – Sunday 25 June (9am – 6pm)
Wrexham Cathedral: Saturday 1 July – Sunday 2 July (9am – 5pm)
Salford Cathedral: Saturday 8 July (12pm – 6pm) and Sunday 9 July (12pm – 5pm)
Shrewsbury Cathedral: Saturday 15 July – Sunday 16 July (9am – 4pm)
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral: Saturday 22 July – Sunday 23 July (10am – 4pm)
St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral: Saturday 29 July – Sunday 30 July

Entrance is free and all are welcome. ACN gifts and literature will be available.

You can make a difference

You can extend a helping hand to Syria’s Christians right now!

Your donation of £35 will feed, clothe and house a Christian family in Syria for one week – that’s just £5 for one family for one day!

Donations will go towards ACN’s Emergency Support for Syrian families displaced by the conflict.