Programs & Events

Join us at the museum for a range of public programs, including lectures, tours, and other activities that explore art, history, and culture. 

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Photo of artist Alice Beasley discussing her work with a visitor

Exhibition Programs

Museum curators, researchers, and special guests explore themes from current exhibitions. 

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

Ongoing Series

Our ongoing series include D.C. Mondays at the Museum, Textiles at Twelve on Thursdays, and Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings on Saturdays.

Photo of the museum's 2015 fall symposium

Annual Symposia

Our annual symposia, which bring together individuals from Washington and around the world, promote scholarship and the informal exchange of ideas.

Photo from study tour to Uzbekistan

Textile Travel Program

The museum sponsors educational trips to destinations across the nation and around the world.