Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings

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Saturdays at 10:30 AM

All are welcome to expand their knowledge of the textile arts and meet fellow textile admirers at our ongoing Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings, held Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and named in honor of late Textile Museum trustee emeritus, Harold M. Keshishian. Speakers include local collectors and experts who share pieces from their own holdings. Visitors are invited to bring in clean, well-vacuumed examples of featured types from their own collections to share with the group. Seating is limited, so please arrive early. Free; no reservations required. 

Upcoming Programs

Lecture/Show-and-Tell: American Textiles and the Great War

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 10:30am

Madelyn Shaw, curator of textiles at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, examines the impact of World War I on the nation's textile industries.

Lecture/Show-and-Tell: Highlights from the International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 10:30am

Textile Museum trustee and collector Wendel Swan, together with museum docents Amy Rispin and Pat Reilly, will discuss the exhibitions and scholarship on Azerbaijani carpets that was presented at the 2017 international symposium.