Mission & History




Museum Shop

Current Exhibitions

There are currently no exhibitions on view.

The Textile Museum is joining with the George Washington University, a leading university in Washington, D.C., to become the cornerstone of a new museum on GW’s main campus in Foggy Bottom. Staff is currently preparing to move operations and the collections safely to new facilities. The museum will open to the public in fall 2014.

The Textile Museum Shop is open Fridays through Sundays, 10 AM - 5 PM through December 31. The museum is closed Mondays through Thursdays as staff prepares for the move.

The Textile Museum Collections are Moving
The TM collections are on the move and not currently on view.

Online Exhibitions

Green Green: the Color and the Cause
Myers Collects Ahead of his Time:
The Collecting Vision of George Hewitt Myers

Common Threads

Common Threads: Unraveling the World of Textiles

Pieces of Puzzle Pieces of a Puzzle: Classical Persian Carpet Fragments

Flowers of Silk and Gold:
Four Centuries of Ottoman Embroidery