"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 or visit textilemuseum.org.