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. 

George Washington and His World

Exhibition Preview: "George Washington and His World"

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join GW student curators for gallery talks and a preview of the exhibition "George Washington and His World."

Delight in Discovery: The Global Collections of Lloyd Cotsen

Curator Tour for Members: "Delight in Discovery"

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 12:00pm

Join fellow museum members for a tour of "Delight in Discovery: The Global Collections of Lloyd Cotsen" with exhibition curator Lyssa Stapleton.

Curator Tour for Members: "Delight in Discovery"

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 11:00am

Join fellow museum members for a tour of "Delight in Discovery: The Global Collections of Lloyd Cotsen" with exhibition curator Lyssa Stapleton.

Gallery Talk: Fakes and Forgeries in Textile Fragments

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 12:30pm

This week, visit "Delight in Discovery: The Global Collections of Lloyd Cotsen" with Jenna Campolieto and see if you can identify which fragments are forgeries or fakes.

Gallery Talk: Selections from "Delight in Discovery: The Global Collections of Lloyd Cotsen"

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:30pm

This week, Academic Coordinator Marie-Eve Celio will show you highlights from the Cotsen Textile Traces Study Collection of fragments dating from antiquity to the present day.

Gallery Talk: Lia Cook’s “Attitude”

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 12:30pm

This week, Curator of Contemporary Art Caroline Kipp will introduce you to the work of American fiber artist Lia Cook through her 1999 piece "Attitude."