Highlights Tours

Free docent-led tours of the galleries are offered weekends at 1:30 p.m. (textile tour) and 2:45 p.m. (Washingtoniana tour).

Ongoing Series

Photo of a D.C. Mondays at the Museum lecture

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.

Photo from Ask a Curator, Ask a Conservator

Textiles at Twelve

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

Detail of Unforlding Series by Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada.

Voices of American Design

Lectures by celebrated artists explore contemporary design in textiles and related media.

Photo from Rug Morning

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.

Photo from a D.C. Mondays at the Museum program

D.C. Mondays at the Museum

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

Photo of Korean Film Festival event

Collaborations

These programs are presented in collaboration with partner organizations.