CANCELLED: Class: Kerrin Meis - The Art of Islam: From the Dome of the Rock to the Taj Mahal

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 1:00pm

Please note: This class has been cancelled. We hope to announce a rescheduled date later this year.

Four Fridays: March 6-27 • 1:00-3:00 pm • $160

The arts of Islamic civilization from the seventh to the seventeenth century when its heartlands were the pivots of transcontinental trade. Besides madrasas, caravansaries, mosques and luxury palaces we study calligraphy (perhaps the most highly regarded art form in Islam) and the art of the illustrated book. Explore the desert palaces of Jordan and Israel, the Ummayad mosque in Cordoba, the Mamluks in Cairo, the Timurids in Central Asia, the Ottomans in Constantinople, the Safavids in Persia, the Nazarids in Al-Andalus (The Alhambra), concluding with Mughal India.  

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925