The Textile Museum Fall Symposium 12-14 October

The 40th annual Textile Museum Fall Symposium will take place 12-14 October 2012 in Washington DC. This years symposium is entitled “Ottoman By Design: Branding An Empire” and will explore the museums fall exhibition “The Sultan’s Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art”… read more

TMA/SC events – Oriental carpets and textiles

In August the program includes “The Evolving Surface of 20th Century Kimono” Sunday 19 August 2 pm with Hollis Goodall. The September program includes “Qara U’y: the Qaraqalpaq Yurt and its Decoration” Saturday 15 September 2012 with David and Susan Richardson.. read more

Decorating with Rugs and Textiles by Marion Lichtig

The London Antique London Antique Rug and Textile Art Fair 22-25 March 2012 will also include lectures besides the fair. Brian MacDonald will speak about “Persian Tribal Rugs” and Marion Lichtig will hold a lecture “Decorating with Rugs and Textiles”… read more

Antique Rugs of Kurdistan

The Textile Museum Associates of Southern California (TMA/SC) is a frequent organizer of interesting rug and textile lectures held by reputable scholars. Recently, on 3rd March 2012 James D. Burns held an lecture “Antique Rugs of Kurdistan” for the group in Los Angeles… read more