The list of rug clubs and societies includes clubs from around the world who have been covered with articles in Jozan Magazine.
Hajji Baba Club
The Hajji Baba Club is the oldest rug club in United States devoted to the study of oriental carpets and antique textiles. Hajji Baba Club was founded in New York City in 1932.
New England Rug Society
New England Rug Society (NERS) is founded in 1985 and has more than hundred members throughout New England. The members of New England Rug Society meet six to eight times each year often with external speakers.
Textile Museum Associates of Southern California
Textile Museum Associates of Southern California (TMA/SC), was founded in 1985. The Textile Museum Associates of Southern California presents educational programs, trips, and special events focused on handmade textiles, weavings, Oriental carpets and costumes from around the world.
Armenian Rugs Society
The Armenian Rugs Society is a non-profit organization founded in Washington D.C., in 1980. The Armenian Rugs Society is dedicated to the knowledge of the cultural contributions made by Armenian weavers.
San Francisco Bay Area Rug Society
San Francisco Bay Area Rug Society (SFBARS)
Montreal Oriental Rug Society
The Montreal Oriental Rug Society ( MORS) is a club aggregation from the foundations of two earlier local rug groups.
The Oriental Rug and Textile Society of Great Britain
The Oriental Rug & Textile Society of Great Britain was established in 1977 to encourage enthusiasm and interest in carpets and textiles of Asia and the Middle East. The Society is now concerned with carpets and textiles of the whole world.
The Volkmann-Meeting (Volkmanntreffen) is a casual get-together of Oriental carpet enthusiasts in the German-speaking world. Volkmanntreffen goes back 1971.
The Baluch Meeting (Belutschtreffen) is an annual meeting for German-speaking Baluch collectors.
Austrian Society for Textile Art Research
The Austrian Society for Textile Art Research (TKF – Die Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Textil-Kunst-Forschung) was founded in 1982 as a non-profit association. The Austrian Society for Textile Art Research is among the oldest rug and textile societies in the world.
Danish Rug Society
The purpose of the Danish Rug Society ((Dansk Selskab for Orientalsk Tæppekunst) is to spread the knowledge and understanding of oriental carpet art. Member meetings are held six to eight times each year.
Pazyryk Oriental Rug Society
Pazyryk Oriental Rug Society (Orientmattsällskapet Pazyryk) in Stockholm is probably one of the largest rug societies in the world with 250 members.
Gothenburg Rug Society
Gothenburg Rug Society (AKREP – Göteborgs Orientmattklubb), was a non-profit association and club for collectors of oriental rugs. Gothenburg Rug Society is not active at this moment.