The George Hewitt Myers Award honors lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions in the field of textile arts. The award, named for The Textile Museum’s founder and given by the board of trustees, is recognized as the highest international accolade in the field of textile arts.
Past Myers Award Honorees
2019 Thomas P. Campbell, museum leader and scholar
2018 Guido Goldman, collector and philanthropist
2016 Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, artist and scholar
2015 Bruce P. Baganz, museum leader
2012 Walter Denny, scholar, educator, and author
2011 Milton Sonday, artist and scholar
2010 Michael Franses, author and publisher
2009 Mattiebelle Gittinger, scholar
2008 Jon Thompson, scholar
2007 Lloyd Cotsen, collector and philanthropist
2006 Josephine Powell, ethnographer and photographer
2005 Jack Lenor Larsen, textile designer
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