The Textile Society of America’s Virtual Fall Symposium

The Textile Society of America’s Fall Symposium 15-17 October 2020 will be a virtual symposium because of Covid-19. *The symposium is now open for registration. This is a full three days of fascinating lectures and talks in mid-October, 2020 on textiles from all over the world. This year, because the … read more

LACMA exhibition and symposium on Central Asian Ikats

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is featuring a large exhibition of ikats, ‘The Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection’ now through 11 August 2019. In conjunction with the exhibition LACMA present a one-day symposium on ikats 11 May 2019. Lectures … read more

ACOR Lecture Tour – Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack

Koos de Jong will do a lecture tour in USA and Canada this autumn. The occasion is his new book ‘Dragon & Horse – Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond’ and an invitation from the American Conference of Oriental Rugs (ACOR). .. read more

Thoughts about Turkmen Weavings by Dr. Jon Thompson

Dr. Jon Thompson will hold a lecture ‘Turkmen Weavings: Some Thoughts on their Vocabulary of Ornament’ 27 October 2012 at 10.00 am for the Textile Museum Associates of Southern California. This lecture will take place at Rug Ideas Oriental Rug Gallery in Los Angeles… read more