Annual Symposia

Photo of the museum's 2015 fall symposium

Our annual symposia, which bring together individuals from Washington, D.C. and around the world, promote scholarship and the informal exchange of ideas.

 "Show and Tell" program during the museum's 41st-annual Fall Symposium weekend.

The Textile Museum Fall Symposium

The Textile Museum's annual symposium brings together academics and experts from around the world for presentations and discussions related to a current exhibition.

Students present at the 2015 Washingtoniana Symposium.

Washingtoniana Symposium

This symposium explores Washington, D.C.'s dynamic history through items in the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana collection.