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The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum.

Read highlights of media coverage about the museum and exhibitions.

Graphic of the National Children's Museum

Top 10 Museums of 2012

December 07, 2012

The Washington Post includes The Textile Museum in its list of top ten museums of 2012.

Shovels at October 2012 groundbreaking ceremony

GW University Breaks Ground for New Museum in D.C.

October 18, 2012

WTOP 103.5 announces that GW is preparing to build a new museum on its Foggy Bottom campus.

Artist rendering of the museum exterior

Textile Museum to Get New Home

October 04, 2012

The Washington Post features the groundbreaking for George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum.

Detail of skirt border, Crete, 17th century

For Something Different (.pdf)

September 10, 2012

Newsweek highlights The Textile Museum's The Sultan's Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art exhibition.

Detail of ikat from the exhibition, The Textile Museum 2005.36.144.

Colors of the Oasis

September 01, 2012

Ornament Magazine features The Textile Museum's Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats exhibition.