Susan J Lapham Quilts – Playland Series

August 13, 2021

The Playland series is a combination of eclectic architecture, complex machinery, and outlandish arrangements that push the limits of balance, proportion, and symmetry.  Named for Playland in Rye, NY, the […]

Exhibit – Lauren Kingsland

July 8, 2021

Art quilts featuring Kolam designs by Lauren Kingsland will be on display until July 16, 2021 at the McLean Textile Gallery. Glorious colors and complex interwoven line designs combine to […]

GW Museum & Textile Museum Contemporary Voices: Guillermo Bert

February 20, 2021

Los Angeles-based multimedia artist Guillermo Bert was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1959. His bi-cultural experience provides him with a lived perspective from which his artistic expression is cultivated. Bert […]

Weekly Arts Round Up, December 31, 2020

December 31, 2020

Once January gets underway, you can take in online concerts, poetry readings and presentations on pandemic history, insect adaptations, interior design and Burman textiles.

Weekly Arts Round Up, September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020

Upcoming topics for online learning: Japanese textiles, Russian opera (and tea drinking), naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and painter Miki Hayakawa.

Weekend Round Up August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019

Justice Ginsburg, David McCullough and José Andrés will be at the National Book Festival on Saturday. And the portcullis will be hoisted this weekend of the Maryland Renaissance Festival.

Weekend Round Up February 28, 2019

February 28, 2019

This weekend’s options include a Whiskey Walk and a Jazz Service. Ready for St. Patrick’s Day? Alexandria’s parade is this Saturday and an Irish tenor will sing at the Perry Belmont House on Sunday.

Textile Museum’s Wetenhall Speaks at George Town Club

October 12, 2017

The George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum — designed by Hartman-Cox to incorporate historic Woodhull House, most recently a security office — opened at G and 21st Streets in March of 2015.

Last Chance: Textile Museum Director Speaks Thursday

September 18, 2017

John Wetenhall, director of the George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum, oversaw the 2015 relocation of the Textile Museum, founded in 1925, from a Kalorama mansion to a modern building on the GW campus.