In the Neighborhood

Photo of museum entrance

While the museum does not have a café on site, there are many dining options nearby. The following restaurants are located within a few blocks.

Circa (American)
2221 I (Eye) Street, NW
202-506-5589

Founding Farmers (organic American)
1924 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
202-822-8783

Lindy’s Red Lion (Burgers)
2040 I Street, NW
202-452-0055

Roti Mediterranean Grill (Wraps)
2221 I (Eye) Street, NW
202-499-2095

The Shops at 2000 Penn
(Au Bon Pain, Bertucci’s, Chipotle)
2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Paul (Fast casual French)
2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW
(202) 524-4655

Soi 38 (Thai)
2101 L Street, NW
202-558-9215

Starbucks
2130 H Street, NW
(202) 994-0200

Sweetgreen (Salads)
2221 I (Eye) Street, NW
202-507-8357

Tonic (American)
2036 G Street, NW
202-296-0211

Whole Foods
2201 I (Eye) Street, NW
202-296-1660

District Commons (American)
2200 Washington Circle NW
(202) 587-8277

Devon and Blakely (Soup, salad, sandwiches)
2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW
(202) 659-9070

FoBo Gro (Grab-and-go sandwiches and salads)
2140 F St NW
(202) 296-0125

Potbelly’s (Sandwiches and salads)
616 23rd St NW
(202) 242-8700

On View

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

This exhibition of stunning ensembles by leading designers tells the story of the fair's creator Eunice W. Johnson, who overcame racial prejudice to bring global fashion to African-American audiences.

Detail of ikat from The Textile Museum collections

Selections from The Textile Museum Collections

You can always find a rotating selection of objects from The Textile Museum collections on view in the museum's lower-level galleries, including many objects that have rarely or never before been displayed.

Expansive Visions: GW Collection Past, Present, Future

Organized by GW's Luther Brady Art Gallery and presented in the museum's lower-level galleries, this exhibition traces GW's history and evolution as a presenter of contemporary art through highlights from the university collection.