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Detail of Ottoman textile


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We have gathered together a variety of digital resources that we hope you will enjoy while the museum is closed in response to the coronavirus. Join a virtual program, explore our collections, access digital publications, and more.






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Recent Virtual Programs

Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning: The Tree of Life Motif

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

Art of Masks: Fashioning Masks

Art of Masks: Fashion and Disease Prevention

Art of Masks: Masks, Art, Protection, and Politics

Art of Masks: Sustainability and Mask Making 

Art of Masks: Masks for This Medical Moment

Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning: Rugs and Textiles of Morocco 

Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning: Color Theory for Oriental Rug Lovers

Exhibition Video Tours

Delight in Discovery: The Global Collections of Lloyd Cotsen

Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora

Your Next President . . . ! The Campaign Art of Mark and Rosalind Shenkman

Exhibition Catalogues

Woven Interiors: Furnishing Early Medieval Egypt (PDF)

A Nomad's Art: Kilims of Anatolia (PDF)

Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora

Unraveling Identity: Our Textiles, Our Stories (PDF)

The Sultan's Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art (PDF)