Upcoming Exhibitions

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Learn about new exhibitions opening at the museum through the spring.

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Textiles 101

New interactive displays will allow you to enter the mind of an artist to explore fiber, structure, color, and the creative choices that influence textile design. Opens winter 2018.

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Vanishing Traditions: Textiles and Treasures from Southwest China

Explore dozens of festival costumes from minority cultures in southwest China that are new to the museum’s collections. Opens February 24, 2018.

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Binding the Clouds: The Art of Central Asian Ikat

Through the museum’s exceptional ikat collection assembled by Dr. Guido Goldman, this exhibition focuses on textiles produced with the sophisticated dyeing technique known as “binding the clouds.” Opens March 10, 2018.

On View

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Selections from The Textile Museum Collections

You can always find a rotating selection of objects from The Textile Museum collections on view in the museum's lower-level galleries, including many objects that have rarely or never before been displayed.