March 15, 2015: Textiles and the Culture of Refinement

Join us at 3:00 p.m. on Sun­day, March 15 for the sec­ond install­ment of the CHM Lec­ture Series. Dr. Ruth Bohan, Pro­fes­sor of Art His­to­ry at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Mis­souri-St. Louis, will exam­ine the range and use of domes­tic tex­tiles, prin­ci­pal­ly in the Camp­bell House Par­lor, to bet­ter under­stand and appre­ci­ate their con­tri­bu­tion to the com­plex chain of asso­ci­a­tions respon­si­ble for ele­vat­ing the mun­dane and util­i­tar­i­an into the realm of the sym­bol­ic. Held in the CHM Library, admis­sion to this spe­cial event is free but space is lim­it­ed. Con­tact the Muse­um today for your reser­va­tion.