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Online Program

Online Lecture: Peruvian Textiles Unraveled — History & Techniques

Program No. 24882RJ
Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, at 11 a.m. (ET)/ 8 a.m (PT), for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to learn about Peruvian textiles.
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At a Glance

Join historian Oscar Oviedo Velasco for an enlightening online lecture on the evolution and artistry of Pre-Hispanic Peruvian textiles, boasting South America’s most remarkable collection in terms of conservation, quality and complexity. Discover the intricate designs and preservation techniques of the textiles from the Paracas, Wari and Chancay civilizations. Oscar will unveil the fascinating processes of spinning, dyeing and weaving that characterize these traditional crafts. This lecture provides a unique insight into Peru's rich cultural heritage, exploring the vibrant and complex legacy of its historic textiles.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.