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Member Program: A Vision for Contemporary Textile Art

Blue and white ikat textile
Ed Rossbach (American, 1914-2002), “Homage to Japan” (detail), 1970. The Textile Museum 2019.8.3. Gift of David and Marita Paly.


Curator of Contemporary Art Caroline Kipp will present her aspirational visions for the museum's nascent contemporary initiative – outlining her ideas for collecting, exhibitions and programming. Through these avenues, she intends to raise the profile of textile arts.

About Caroline Kipp

Caroline Kipp was appointed curator of contemporary art in 2019. Kipp previously worked in the Department of Contemporary Art and the Textile and Fashion Arts Department at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where she curated and co-curated exhibitions and installations. She holds a bachelor's in fine arts in fibers from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and a master’s in museum studies from Harvard University. As a graduate student, she was the curator for the Harvard Student Art Collective.

How to Participate

This program is for museum members. If you are already a member, you can register online, and we will email you a link and instructions for joining the program via Zoom. Simply follow that link at the time the event starts (1 p.m. EDT). If you are not currently a member, you can join or renew online.

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