1,000 Years of Stained Glass

The recent fires that destroyed a portion of Notre- Dame remind us of the great cultural value of such architectural treasures. For centuries the unearthly beauty of the cathedral’s stained glass had a deep impact on its visitors. Stained glass was first developed in the 3rd century BCE by the Egyptians. In the Romanesque and Gothic periods, artists developed an ever-larger palate to dazzle others with color and to renew their spirits. We will trace the origins and development of this art form, whose kaleidoscopic richness and beauty made places like Chartres, Notre- Dame and Sainte-Chapelle legendary. We will view the best examples of stained glass in each period of history as this amazing art form continues to evolve and inspire.

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Section Number
193SNR119
Instruction Method
Classroom

Location

Galileo Building

1909 Galileo Court, Davis, CA, 95616

Galileo Building

Galileo Building 1909 Galileo Court, Davis, CA, 95616

Enrollment Policies

There will be no service charge for withdrawal requests prior to the beginning of the winter quarter. As of January 3, 2019, all withdrawal requests are subject to a $20 processing fee, or the member may request a credit to their student account to be used before the end of the academic year. All fees being held at the conclusion of the academic year will be forfeited.

OLLI EXCURSION COURSE FEES are no longer refundable once you have enrolled, unless your vacancy can be filled by someone on the wait list. A $20 service fee will apply.