Napa County Library Presents Virtual Art Talk: The Silk Road: Globalization in the Ancient World
An experienced docent from the Asian Art Museum will guide viewers through a virtual tour of art and artifacts from the Silk Road era.
Travel the ancient routes that provided goods, technologies, and ideas to countries and cultures from the Mediterranean to the Pacific. Before jet planes and smartphones, militia, merchants, monks, and pilgrims spent months, even years, traveling over perilous land routes to carry luxury goods and new ideas thousands of miles across civilizations. Luxury commodities such as silk, porcelain, paper, tea, jade, amber, spices, ivory, gunpowder, gold, and silver were carried across overland and seaView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Dec 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm (Sat)