Great Tours: France Through the Ages

Thursday, May 193:30—4:30 PMStaff Conference RoomThomas Branigan Memorial Library200 E. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM, 88001

This discussion group will meet in person in the Conference Room on the second floor of Branigan Library.

From The Great Courses:  In this thrilling travelogue, you'll discover the 35,000-year-old cave paintings of Chauvet, the medieval castles of the Cathars, the palace of Versailles, and the sites where the French Revolution unfolded. You'll also explore romantic Paris; the Loire Valley chateaux; and France's food, wine, sublime art and architecture, and so much more.

There are 24 episodes in the series. For the first session, please watch the first twelve episodes. We will have a presentation for the second session. Please watch the last twelve episodes for the third session, and we will again have a presentation for the fourth session.

Session 1: May 5th, watch episodes 1-12 ahead of time.

Session 2: May 19th

Session 3: June 2nd, watch episodes 13-24 ahead of time.

Session 4: June 16th, presenter Dr. Margaret Goehring, NMSU Department of Art: Travel back in Time to France’s Lost Medieval Gardens