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Do you share our love of textiles and global cultures? Join our community as a museum member.



Your membership sustains our exhibitions, educational programming, and hands-on training for the next generation of scholars and museum professionals. Members also enjoy the following benefits:  

  • Free admission to the museum
  • Access to members-only programs and special rates on public lectures and workshops
  • Members-only email communications
  • Discounts in the museum shop
  • Insider updates on museum activities through the Museum Magazine
  • Access to the latest textile scholarship published in The Textile Museum Journal
  • Preview tours of our exhibitions before they open to the public
  • Free or discounted admission at partner museums
  • Opportunities for exclusive invitations to our exhibition receptions

For questions, contact Danielle Tyson, assistant director of museum membership and annual giving, at 202-994-5579 or [email protected]

Membership Levels

  • Free admission to the museum
  • Free or member-rate admission and shop discounts at participating college and university art museums (PDF)
  • Special communications and programs exclusively for members
  • Invitations to tour new exhibitions before they open to the public
  • Digital access to The Textile Museum Journal
  • 10 percent discount in the museum shop
  • Member rates on educational programs
  • Subscription to the Museum Magazine


Fully tax deductible


Fully tax deductible.


Estimated fair market value of benefits is $90.


Estimated fair market value of benefits is $90.


Estimated fair market value of benefits is $110.

The tax deductibility of your membership is the amount contributed minus the good faith estimate of the value of the benefits received. Tax deductibility varies by individual. Please consult your tax advisor for details.