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Textile Treasures

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015
2 PM – 3 PM, CATHEDRAL

Explore the Cathedral's magnificent art collection with a special focus on textiles! This unique opportunity includes a behind-the-scenes visit to the Cathedral's world-renowned Textile Conservation Lab, which conserves tapestries, needlepoint, upholstery, costumes, and other textiles. Particular attention will be paid to the Barberini collection of the Life of Christ tapestries, given before there was even a cathedral to display them in, and the Acts of the Apostles tapestries, based on cartoons by Raphael. $20 per person, $15 per student/senior. Space is limited to 20 people 12 years of age and older. For the tour schedule and reservations visit the Cathedral's website or call (866) 811-4111. Meet at Visitor Center.

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CATEGORY: Art, Guided Visits