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Mattiebelle Gittinger receives the Myers Award

The Textile Museum announced today that Mattiebelle Gittinger has been chosen as the 2009 recipient of the Museum’s George Hewitt Myers Award. The Myers Award, named for The Textile Museum’s founder and given by the Museum’s Board of Trustees, recognizes an individual’s lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions to the field. … read more

Daniel Walker has resigned as director for The Textile Museum

Daniel Walker has resigned as director for The Textile Museum The Textile Museum announced March 25, 2009, that Director Daniel Walker has resigned, effective March 23, 2009. Walker has served as director since May 2005. In his letter of resignation to the Board of Trustees, Walker wrote, “Given the economic … read more

Jon Thompson to Receive 2008 George Hewitt Myers Award

The Textile Museum has just announced that Dr. Jon Thompson, one of the foremost scholars in the field of Oriental carpets, has been chosen as the 2008 recipient of the Museum’s George Hewitt Myers Award. He will be honored with the award at a Tribute Dinner on Thursday, October 16 … read more

The Textile Museum postpones opening of second site

The Textile Museum announced 14 February 2008 that its expansion to 412 7th Street was postponed to the fall 2009. The Museum’s Board of Trustees voted in favor of the postponement at a meeting held on Wednesday, 30 January, 2008. Despite of the delay Bruce P. Baganz, President of the … read more