An Iconic Identity

Stories and Voices of Duke University Chapel


March 11, 2016June 19, 2016

Location: The Jerry and Bruce Chappell Family Gallery

Sponsor: Duke University Chapel

This exhibition explores the history, legacy, and continued role of Duke Chapel in embodying the University's motto of bridging faith (religio) and learning (eruditio). Drawing on archival documents, published material, photographs, and multimedia, the exhibit offers a glimpse into the diverse, robust, and ever-evolving life of Duke Chapel. Moreover, it providesĀ an exploration of the Chapel's unique role as steward of and backdrop for Duke's history and as a place where national tensions and trends found a voice.