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Dancers perform at the October 2011 members' reception for the museum's "Weaving Abstraction" exhibition.
Dancers perform at the members' October 2011 reception for the museum's "Weaving Abstraction" exhibition. Photo by Kevin Allen.

Educational programs are held at the new museum, located at 701 21st Street, NW, unless otherwise indicated. Keep reading for details on our upcoming offerings. 

Upcoming Programs & Events

February
15
Monday
March
03
Thursday
12:00pm—2:00pm
March
18—
March
20
March
24
Thursday
4:00pm—6:00pm

Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings

Regular programs bring together textile experts and enthusiasts for a thematic show and tell of personal pieces.

D.C. Mondays at the Museum

The Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection inspires regular lunchtime talks on changing D.C. topics.

GW Arts Initiative Programs

Brief lectures and other interactive educational programs explore topics relating to art, history, and culture, and connect GW faculty, students, and the public.

Textiles at Twelve

Weekly lunchtime programs—including films, lectures, and gallery talks—explore the textile arts and global cultures.

Arts for Families

Family events held each quarter invite visitors of all ages to participate in thematic activities, demonstrations, and performances.

Trips

Excursions to venues in and around Washington, D.C., offer special collections access and opportunities to engage with artists, collectors, and experts.

Adult Workshops

Hands-on workshops offer an introduction to textile techniques and construction.

Voices of American Design

Join us for a dynamic series of lectures that explore contemporary design through a range of media.

Highlights Tours

Free docent-led tours highlighting selections from current exhibitions are offered weekends at 1:30 p.m. (textile tour) and 2:45 p.m. (Washingtoniana tour).