Family Day: European Textiles

Celebrate Art Museum Day and the European Union Month of Culture at the museum. Learn about traditional costumes, enjoy storytime, and create arts and crafts inspired by Lithuania and other EU nations. You can also explore the museum's hands-on learning center, Textiles 101, which introduces the basics of textile making through fiber, color, and structure. Free; all ages welcome.


  • Design your own woven belt inspired by traditional Lithuanian folk costume
  • Explore colorful embroidery designs
  • Learn about sheep and wool
  • Make a lace-inspired accessory
  • Join storytime

This program is a collaboration with the Embassy of Lithuania and the Delegation of the European Union to the United States as part of the 7th annual European Month of CultureArt Museum Day is a celebration of museums around the world organized by the Association of Art Museum Directors in concert with the International Council of Museums's International Museum Day. See a list of other participating museums in the U.S.