Sat, September 10, 2022
Stop by anytime from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free; no registration required.
The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
701 21st St. NW
Washington, DC 20052
Celebrate Korean fashion and culture at the museum during its 41st-annual Celebration of Textiles. See artist demonstrations of weaving, embroidery, quilting and more. Make your own “bojagi” patchwork and try a little K-pop dancing with friends or family. Tours of the exhibition Korean Fashion: From Royal Court to Runway will be offered throughout the day.
This event is a partnership with the Korean Cultural Center.
Innovations in fashion, music, film, and other arts have propelled Korea to the forefront of the world’s creative stage. This major exhibition explores the extraordinary transformation of Korean costume and fashion over the last 125 years, from the late Joseon dynasty to today’s couture and cutting-edge street fashion. Learn more about the exhibition
11 a.m. Korean vocal and folk musical performance by Washington Sorichung
12:30 p.m. Korean percussion musical performance by Washington Samulnori
2 p.m. Korean drumming and dancing performance by Di Dim Sae Korea Traditional Arts Institute
3:30 p.m. Korean pop dance performance by GW student organization District K
Pinch-and-stitch embroidery with Rosa Chang
Loom weaving with Heasoon Rhee
"Norigae" knot making with Sungja Kim
"Hanbok" try-on closet
Paper hanbok making
Korean yard games
Other arts and crafts, food and more!
This event is free; no registration required. Stop by the museum anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to join the festivities.