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We have gathered together a variety of digital resources here that we hope you will enjoy during this time at home. Sign up for emails, explore virtual programs, and discover our collections and exhibitions through videos and digital catalogues.

Past Programs

R. John Howe: Textiles and Text

Download the archive of John Howe's blog "Textiles and Text," which documents the museum's Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning programs from November 2007–January 2019.

Virtual Rug and Textile Appreciation Mornings

Photo from Rug Morning

Saturdays at 10:30 AM

Collectors and experts discuss textile topics and present examples from their personal holdings. You are invited to submit high-resolution photographs of pieces from your personal collection that fit the theme. Browse the list of upcoming programs for more details and to register. After you register, we will email you a link and instructions for joining the program via Zoom. In honor of Harold M. Keshishian

Upcoming Programs

Virtual Rug Morning: From Ottoman Court Prayer Rugs to the 'Transylvanian' Group and Beyond

Saturday, July 18, 2020 - 11:00am

Independent scholar Stefan Ionescu shares new research concerning the 'Transylvanian' group, focusing on the relationship with architecture and with various Ottoman Court prayer rugs.