Armenian studies talk Feb. 7: ‘Silk Road and Armenian Textiles’

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Armenian studies talk Feb. 7: ‘Silk Road and Armenian Textiles’

Dr. Levon Chookaszian, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)  chair of Art History at Yerevan State University, will present an illustrated lecture on “The Silk Road and Armenian Textiles Throughout the Centuries” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Room 191) of the Peters Business building at Fresno State. The free, public lecture is part of the Armenian Studies Program Spring 2017 Lecture Series and is supported by the Leon S. Peters Foundation. Chookaszian, a leading authority on Armenian art, is the author of two monographs: “The Art of the 13th Century Armenian Painter Grigor Tsaghkogh” (1986) and “Arshag Fetvadjian Masters and Treasures of Armenian Art” (2011). Free parking is available in lots P5 and P6 (Woodrow Avenue between Shaw and Barstow avenues) with a parking code available. INFO/code: Armenian Studies Program at 559.278.2669 or visit www.fresnostate.edu/armenianstudies.