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

The Textile Museum – Recent Acquisitions 2009

Outstanding textiles added to The Textile Museum‘s collection over the last five years will be on view in Recent Acquisitions from March 6, 2009 through January 3, 2010. The 19 diverse objects featured in the exhibition, including clothing, bags, rugs and furnishing fabrics drawn from several continents, were selected by … 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

Woven Splendor 11 April – 17 August 2008

The exhibition Woven Splendor at the New-York Historical Society celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Hajji Baba Club, the oldest rug club in United States. This Hajji Baba anniversary is the reason why the next American Conference on Antique Rugs & Textiles.. read more