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American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works
http://aic.stanford.edu
Provides information for caring for your collections

Association of Art Museum Directors
www.amn.org
Lists other museums and their websites

Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington
www.cultural-alliance.org
Dedicated to sustaining and increasing leadership, appreciation,
support and resources for arts and culture in the Washington, DC region

Culture Capital
culturecapital.com

Your guide to arts & culture throughout Greater Washington, D.C.

Cultural Tourism DC
www.culturaltourismdc.org
Information on neighborhood tours, cultural attractions, and living history events in Washington, DC

Destination DC
www.washington.org
Tourist and visitor information for Washington, DC

HALI
www.hali.com
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.

Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.
www.weavespindye.org
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
http://rjohnhowe.wordpress.com/

Howe's website is dedicated to the distribution of virtual versions of The Textile Museum’s “Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning” programs

International Conference on Oriental Carpets
http://icoc-orientalrugs.org/
http://icoc-istanbul.org/
The International 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
http://ihbs.org/
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.

North American Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC)
http://www.textilemuseum.org/natcc/main.htm

The Textile 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

Symmetry & Pattern: The Art of Oriental Carpets
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/geometry/rugs/
Based on a 1996 exhibition at The Textile Museum

Surface Design Association
www.surfacedesign.org
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. 

Textile Arts of the Islamic World: Working Bibliographies
www.lib.umich.edu/area/Near.East/Textiles/Textiles.html
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.
http://www.tmasc.org
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
(www.acor-rugs.org).

Textile Society of America
http://textilesociety.org
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.

Textile Study Group of New York
http://tsgny.org/
The Textile Study Group of New York is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting the fiber arts.

Washington Conservation Guild
http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/wcg/
A forum for learning more about preservation of art and artifacts in the Washington, DC area

 



 

 

 

 
 

 

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