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For Members

Virtual Lecture Series: The Silk Road

Members are invited to join us for this virtual lecture exploring the Silk Road.

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Tuesday, Jan 12, 2021

10—11:30 AM, PST


The Silk Road

Join us for this virtual journey along the ancient trade routes that transmitted goods, technologies, and ideas across the Asian continent, from the Mediterranean to the Pacific. What did this trade look like? Who was involved? How did trade occur? Where did the routes take merchants, soldiers, and pilgrims? By examining objects in the museum collection, we will gain a better understanding and appreciation of the innovation, technologies, and physical objects battled for and bartered over thousands of years ago along the Silk Road.

This one hour lecture by one of our museum docents is followed by a half-hour Q&A.

10:05 AM | Welcome

10:10 AM | Program

11:00 AM | Q&A


This virtual event is open to members of all levels.

Please note that closed captioning will be available for this virtual event. Update Zoom on your desktop or mobile application prior to the event to enable the feature.


The information to join the lecture via Zoom will be provided in your confirmation email under the "Important Information" header. Please do not share it with others.

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Questions? Contact us at [email protected]. 

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