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

Lloyd E. Cotsen

The Textile Museum has honored Lloyd E. Cotsen with the Museum’s 2007 George Hewitt Myers Award. The award was presented on Friday, October 19, 2007 at an evening event which also celebrated the current Textile Museum exhibition “Textiles of Klimt’s Vienna,” for which Mr. Cotsen is the principal lender.

Josephine Powell receives the Myers Award

In his speak at ACOR on 22 April 2006, Daniel Walker, The Textile Museum’s Director, told the audience that Josephine Powell would receive the George Hewitt Myers Award 2006. On 12 May The Textile Museum officially announced: “Josephine Powell, internationally renowned ethnographer, photographer and expert on nomadic weaving and traditions … read more