Past Event

Threads of History: The Story of the Bayeux Tapestry

A Road Scholar Program by Cathy Grafton

Soon after the 1066 Battle of Hastings, an embroidered piece known as the Bayeux Tapestry was created. Its creation is still shrouded in mystery, but this piece tells a story that has intrigued people for almost 1,000 years. How has this artifact survived through times of trouble and fame? Cathy Grafton tells the story of the tapestry, explores its creation, and shares the incredible tale of its survival over the centuries.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Sherry Sparks, 217-440-6275.