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Located in the heart of Washington, D.C., the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum celebrates the creative achievements of local and global cultures from antiquity through today. Our collections include international textile art, and artifacts that trace the evolution of Washington, D.C. 

Faculty and students activate these collections for research, teaching, and learning in academic disciplines across the university. The museum’s exhibitions, educational programs, and publications reach communities in the D.C. area and around the world. The museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

Visit our galleries, meet artists and scholars, or learn a new skill in a workshop. Our museum connects you to cultures around the corner and across the globe. Learn more about our mission, our history, and our team.