Results tagged “Textile Museum” from Spotlight

"Dragons, Nagas and Creatures of the Deep" is a playful, colorful exhibition presenting a global selection of textiles depicting dragons and related fantastical creatures of legend, all in honor of 2012 being the Year of the Dragon on the East Asian calendar. Through Jan. 6, 2013. The Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW. Suggested donation of $5. Call 202-667-0441 or ... [Read]

"Weaving Abstraction: Kuba Textiles and the Woven Art of Central Africa" is the first exhibit in the U.S. to showcase the artistic inventiveness and graphic power of Kuba ceremonial dance skirts within a wide-ranging survey of Kuba design. The Kuba kingdom emerged in the early 17th century in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. Through Feb. 12, 2012. ... [Read]

Second Lives at the Textile Museum

Posted by Randy Shulman
February 19, 2011 6:25 PM |
"Second Lives: The Age-Old Art of Recycling Textiles" highlights the ways people in various cultures ingeniously have repurposed worn but precious fabrics to create beautiful new textile forms. The exhibition launches a year-long exploration at the museum of the ties between textiles and environmentalism. To July 10. The Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW. Suggested donaton of $5. Call 202-667-0441 ... [Read]

Art by the Yard at The Textile Museum

Posted by Randy Shulman
September 7, 2010 9:15 AM |
Art by the Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain focuses on three women designers pivotal in transforming Britain from a country devastated by World War II into an optimistic consumer society: Lucienne Day, Jacqueline Groag and Marian Mahler. Through Sept. 12. The Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW. Suggested donaton of $5. Call 202-667-0441 or visit textilemuseum.org. ... [Read]

Art by the Yard: Women Design Mid-Century Britain focuses on three women designers pivotal in transforming Britain from a country devastated by World War II into an optimistic consumer society: Lucienne Day, Jacqueline Groag and Marian Mahler. On display through Sept. 12. The Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW. Suggested donation of $5. Call 202-667-0441 or visit The Textile Museum. ... [Read]