Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
Provides information for caring for your collections
of Art Museum Directors
Lists other museums and their websites
Alliance of Greater Washington
to sustaining and increasing leadership, appreciation,
support and resources for arts and culture in the Washington,
Your guide to arts & culture throughout Greater Washington, D.C.
Information on neighborhood tours, cultural attractions, and
living history events in Washington, DC
Tourist and visitor information for Washington, DC
HALI is an international magazine printed quarterly that covers carpets, textiles and Islamic art. Hali Publications Limited also publishes COVER, a quarterly magazine which covers the world of contemporary design rugs and fabrics.
Guild of America, Inc.
An international, nonprofit, member organization that is dedicated
to supporting and encouraging the fiber arts, as well as preserving
our textile cultural heritage
R. John Howe: Textiles and Text
Howe's website is dedicated to the distribution of virtual versions of The Textile Museum’s “Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning” programs
Conference on Oriental Carpets
Conference on Oriental Carpets is dedicated to advancing the understanding
of carpet and related textile arts, primarily of the eastern hemisphere
International Hajji Baba Society
The International Hajji Baba Society is a non-profit organization of collectors, enthusiasts, and scholars (located primarily in the Washington D.C. area) dedicated to the understanding and appreciation of rugs and textiles.
Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC)
Museum was a proud institutional sponsor of the 6th Biennial North
American Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC), which was held in
Washington, DC November 6-9, 2007
& Pattern: The Art of Oriental Carpets
Based on a 1996 exhibition at The Textile Museum
Surface Design Association
The mission of this international, non-profit organization of 4,000 members is to increase awareness, understanding, and appreciation of textiles in the art and design communities as well as in the general public. The SDA inspires creativity and encourages innovation, and furthers the rich tradition of the textile arts through publications, exhibitions, conferences, and educational opportunities.
Arts of the Islamic World: Working Bibliographies
Compiled by the Eastern Hemisphere Curatorial Department at
The Textile Museum over 50 bibliographies of interest to anyone
pursuing studies of textile arts of the Islamic world. Most of
the materials cited are available in The Arthur D. Jenkins Library,
a non-circulating research library at The Textile Museum.
The Textile Museum Associates of Southern California, Inc.
TMA/SC is a non-profit organization founded in 1985. TMA/SC presents monthly educational programs, discussions, field trips, and special events focused on handmade textiles, weavings, Oriental carpets and costumes from around the world. With close to 200 members, TMA/SC is associated with The Textile Museum, and with the American Conference on Oriental Rugs/ACOR
Society of America
The Textile Society of America provides a forum for the exchange
and dissemination of information about all aspects of textiles:
historic, artistic, cultural, social, political, economic, and
technical. This website includes information on membership, symposia,
publications and job postings.
Study Group of New York
The Textile Study Group of New York is a not-for-profit organization
committed to promoting the fiber arts.
A forum for learning more about preservation of art and artifacts
in the Washington, DC area