FROM THE DESERT TO THE CITY: The Journey of Late Ancient Textiles
September 13 - December 13
Opening Reception: September 13, 2018 at 6:00PM-8:00PM
This exhibition places textiles from Late Antique Egypt in multiple contexts—their original use in the 3rd-7th centuries, their rediscovery in the early 20th century, and their reception in the present day—bringing these colorful remnants of the ancient past to life for to today’s audiences. Curated by Queens College Art History Professor Warren Woodfin in collaboration with the Godwin-Ternbach Museum, with research and writing contributions from Queens College’s students.
A full color catalogue is being presented in conjunction with the exhibition, and available for sale in the Museum.