Textiles at Twelve

Photo from Ask a Curator, Ask a Conservator
Thursdays at 12 PM

Weekly lunchtime programs—including films, lectures, and gallery talks—focus on the textile arts and global cultures. Free; no reservations are required.

Upcoming Programs

Film: "Hugo Boss’ Secret Nazi History, Fashion at War"

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:00pm

Explore the unknown, dark history of fashion brand Hugo Boss in this documentary produced by Made to Measure, a new fashion video network.

Workshop: Repair and Refresh

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Gather your items that need a little TLC and join us for a casual mending session.

Consultations: Ask a Curator, Ask a Conservator

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Learn more about your own textiles from museum curators and conservators.

Film: "Hugo Boss’ Secret Nazi History, Fashion at War"

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:00pm

Explore the unknown, dark history of fashion brand Hugo Boss in this documentary produced by Made to Measure, a new fashion video network.

Lecture: "The Monument Quilt" Blankets the National Mall

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 12:00pm

Artists Hannah Brancato and Shanti Flagg will talk about the artist/activist collective FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture and their work creating public art projects to foster conversations around sexual and domestic violence.

Artist Talks: Reimagining the Four Freedoms in Fiber

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 12:00pm

Join local artists Amy Wike and Esther Iverem for a discussion of their fiber artworks featured in the exhibition "Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & The Four Freedoms."