“This is Not the Middle Ages!”

03/02/2022 – 10/03/2022

Today, we use the Middle Ages as a touchstone for all that is crude, primitive and ignorant, but does this really accord with the radiant windows of Chartres, the elegance of the Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, the soaring cathedrals and ravishing aristocratic manuscripts? We will look at the range and accomplishment of the arts, and the context of people and ideas from the 11th to the 16th century, an age with which we have more in common than we might think and a panorama so rich that you will never again decry it!