Art of the Ancient Americas


Introduction to the arts of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and South America. Examination of textiles, mural painting, ceramic vessels, illustrated manuscripts, sculpture, royal and domestic architecture, and precious stone, shell, and feathers. How these objects are collected and displayed by museums, as well as their legal and ethical considerations. Taught at the Nasher Museum.
Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • ALP
  • CZ
Typically Offered