Highlights Tours

Free docent-led tours of the galleries are offered Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. Free student-led tours of the exhibition "Fast Fashion/Slow Art" are offered Saturdays at 1 p.m. at the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design.

Ongoing Series

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From our longstanding Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings on Saturdays to Monday lunchtime meetups focused Washington, D.C., history, these diverse program series offer regular opportunities to discover art, history, and the global cultures represented in the museum’s collections.

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Textiles at Twelve

Weekly lunchtime programs—including films, lectures, and gallery talks—focus on the textile arts and global cultures.

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Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings

Regular programs bring together textile experts and enthusiasts for a thematic show and tell of personal pieces. In memory of Harold M. Keshishian.

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D.C. Mondays

The museum's Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection inspires weekly lunchtime talks on changing D.C. topics.

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These programs are presented in collaboration with partner organizations.

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Member Programs

Museum members enjoy special programs, curator tours, and access to exhibitions and experts across Washington, D.C.