Program Videos



Watch videos of past programs, including artist talks, D.C. Mondays, Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings, and other special offerings. 


Contemporary Voices

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 

D.C. Mondays

Local authors, researchers and community members give talks about Washington, D.C.’s history, politics, culture and more. Browse D.C. Mondays videos 

Exhibition Programs

Scholars and other experts explore themes from recent exhibitions. Browse exhibition program videos 

Member Programs

Museum members have access to exclusive programs and video recordings, including curator talks and behind-the-scenes tours. Learn about our membership program

Museums Today

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