Art à la Carte is a series of informative programs focusing on the arts. It is offered free of charge on Wednesdays at 12:15p. Participants are encouraged to bring lunch or pick up something from The Palette. Coffee, tea, and cookies are provided. All programs are held in the FIA’s Isabel Hall.
January 18 – The Dark Ages: The Wonder of Islam
Islam was birthed in the Near East and spread across North Africa and into Europe, bringing with it an exceptional artistic footprint. Through this movement, Islam imparted its own distinctive forms of architecture, ways to gaze at the stars, and art designed to depict the wonders of paradise. 60 min.