Highlights Tours

Free docent-led tours of the galleries are offered Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. (textile tour) and 2:45 p.m. (Washingtoniana tour).

Exhibition Programs

Photo of artist Alice Beasley discussing her work with a visitor

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

The Box Project: Uncommon Threads

Workshop: Freestyle Fishnet Knotting

This one-day workshop with master fiber artist Kyoko Nitta will teach you to make your own small net bag and pendant using freestyle fishnet knotting.

Workshop: Freestyle Fishnet Knotting

This one-day workshop with master fiber artist Kyoko Nitta will teach you to make your own small net bag and pendant using freestyle fishnet knotting.

Lecture: Weaving Light—Material Illusion in Wool

Helena Hernmarck, a pioneer of photorealistic tapestry in the 1960s, will discuss her works on view in "The Box Project" exhibition. A collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden.