This course examines selected topics in the history of western and non-western art not included in the established curriculum. May be repeated for credit with change of topic.
Instructor: Catherine Morley
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace.
This course will examine the history of textile arts, including the changing impact of textile art and design on our daily lives, and the evolution of textile industries in our society. You'll explore four important time periods in textile history, from antiquity to modern day.
Through your assignments, you'll focus on different fibres and different eras. You'll expand your understanding of textile history through course material, a site visit, and a research project.