Watch videos of past programs, including artist talks, D.C. Mondays, Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings, and other special offerings.
Meet innovative artists and scholars whose practice draws on textile materials, techniques or knowledge. This series is presented in partnership with the Textile Society of America and is supported through the museum's Cynthia and Alton Boyer Fund for Education. Browse Contemporary Voices videos
Cotsen Textile Traces Study Center
The center organizes international roundtables, colloquia and artist residencies inspired by the Cotsen Textiles Traces Study Collection. Browse Textile Traces videos
Local authors, researchers and community members give talks about Washington, D.C.’s history, politics, culture and more. Browse D.C. Mondays videos
Each month during the academic year, museum leaders lead lively online discussions about critical issues in the field. This series is presented in partnership with the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries. Browse Museums Today videos
Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings
Collectors and researchers discuss textile topics and display examples from their personal holdings. This series is organized in memory of Textile Museum board member Harold M. Keshishian. Browse Rug Morning videos
For a detailed overview of programs before 2019, you can browse the archive of John Howe's blog Textiles and Text.
The Textile Museum Journal Interviews
In this virtual series, authors who contributed to recent volumes of The Textile Museum Journal discuss their research. Browse interview videos