The museum is currently closed.

 

 

 

The museum is temporarily closed to visitors as a public health precaution.
Visit GW's coronavirus website to learn about the university response.

 

Two visitors looking at kimonos in the gallery

 

Discover Washington and the World

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Located on GW's campus in downtown Washington, D.C., our museum celebrates the creative achievements of people here in our capital city and around the world. Explore our online resources on global textile art and local history while we are temporarily closed to visitors.

 
 

 

Closed today

The museum is temporarily closed to the public in response to COVID-19.

Visit GW's coronavirus website to learn about the university response.
 

Our Location

701 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: +1 202-994-5200

Closest Metro Station: Foggy Bottom-GWU (Blue, Orange, and Silver lines)

 

 

 

Visit Us Virtually

While the museum is closed, we are offering virtual programs and other digital content that you can enjoy from home.

EXPLORE ONLINE RESOURCES
 

Detail of an Ottoman textile

 

 


 

 

 

 

Programs

 

 

ALL PROGRAMS
 

 

 

 

Collections

 

Red Weaving

The Textile Museum Collection
 

 

Tapestry with a blue fish

Cotsen Textile Traces Study Collection
 

 

Painting of Washington DC

Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection
 

 

BROWSE THE COLLECTIONS




 

 
 
 
 

 

 

Research & Resources

We can support your research and learning. Browse our digital resources on textile scholarship, creation, and care. You can also make an appointment to access our collections and libraries.

EXPLORE OUR RESOURCES

Four people looking at a textile