Highlights Tours

Free docent-led tours of the galleries are offered Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m.

Exhibition Programs

Photo of artist Alice Beasley discussing her work with a visitor

Museum curators, researchers, and special guests explore themes from current exhibitions. 

A Nomad's Art: Kilims of Anatolia

Lecture: Turkish Legacy in Anatolian Kilims

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 6:30pm

Senior Curator Sumru Belger Krody explores the meaning behind remarkable kilims woven by nomadic Anatolian women. A collaboration with the American Turkish Association of Washington, DC.

Curator Tour (Members): "A Nomad's Art: Kilims of Anatolia"

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 10:00am

Museum members are invited to join Senior Curator Sumru Belger Krody, for a tour of the exhibition "A Nomad's Art: Kilims of Anatolia."

Curator Tour: "A Nomad's Art: Kilims of Anatolia"

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 11:00am

Museum members are invited to join Senior Curator Sumru Belger Krody, for a tour of the exhibition "A Nomad's Art: Kilims of Anatolia."

Film: "Sevan the Craftsman: Breathing Istanbul's Magic into Jewels"

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 5:30pm

Sevan the Craftsman tells the story of Sevan Bicakci, a maestro known for transforming precious metals and gems into majestic works of art.

Celebration of Textiles: Turkey

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

The museum’s 39th-annual family festival celebrates the textile arts and cultures of Turkey.

Workshop: Tiny Tapestries

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Complete your own tiny tapestry inspired by the stunning woven textiles on view in "A Nomad's Art: Kilims of Anatolia."

Film: "Daughters of Anatolia"

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:30pm

This film follows the Gök family, a group of nomadic goat herders, as they travel their seasonal migration from temperate winters along the Mediterranean Sea to cool summers in the Taurus Mountains.