Press Releases

Photo of museum exterior

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Luisa Cevese working on Spread Threads mat.

Sustainability in Fashion, Textiles on View in New Exhibition Featuring Innovative Designers at the GW Museum and Textile Museum

August 31, 2017

Textile and apparel manufacturing is one of the most polluting industries in the world, and a new exhibition at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will explore the work of three innovative designers focused on sustainability and reducing waste in the design process.

Bird’s-Eye View of Capitol Dome and the Mall by Ronald Thompson

New Exhibition ‘Foundations for a Nation’ Explores Evolution of Designs for U.S. Capitol and White House

May 04, 2017

“Foundations for a Nation: Architectural Images from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection,” a new exhibition at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, explores the story of the design and early development of the Capitol and White House that set the standard for Washington, D.C.

Exhibition at GW Chronicles Rise of the Ebony Fashion Fair, Empowerment of African-Americans Through Fashion

Exhibition at GW Chronicles Rise of the Ebony Fashion Fair, Empowerment of African-Americans Through Fashion

March 17, 2017

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum will present the story of the Ebony Fashion Fair and its cultural impact with the new exhibition “Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair.”