Last Chance: Textile Museum Director Speaks Thursday

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John Wetenhall will speak at the George Town Club on Oct. 12. Courtesy GWU.

John Wetenhall, director of the George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum, will be the speaker at the first of this fall’s Cultural Leadership Breakfasts, Thursday, Oct. 12, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the George Town Club, 1530 Wisconsin Ave. NW. The series is presented by Georgetown Media Group and sponsored by Bonhams.

Wetenhall oversaw the 2015 relocation of the Textile Museum, founded in 1925, from a Kalorama mansion to a modern building on the George Washington University campus that also houses the new George Washington University Museum. He will talk about that project and describe the current and future programs at this unique dual museum.

Admission to the Oct. 12 breakfast is $25 ($20 for George Town Club members). To RSVP, email richard@georgetowner.com or call 202-338-4833 no later than Wednesday, Oct. 11.

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