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International Conference on Oriental Carpets 2015

The 13th International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC) is being held 6-9 August 2015 in cooperation with the new Textile Museum on the campus of George Washington University, Washington DC. The Conference will include a series of interesting lectures, admission to the opening exhibition at the new museum, exhibitions in and around Washington DC, access to … read more

Islamic carpets and Dutch paintings at the MET

Mid-17th century Islamic carpets will hang side by side with depictions in Dutch painting at the Metropolitan Museum from 11 March through 11 June 2014. As early as the 14th century, images of carpets woven in primarily Anatolia and Persia began to appear in European paintings… read more

Carpets, Textiles and Islamic Art: New Museum Practice

Walter B. Denny will hold a lecture ‘Carpets, Textiles and Islamic Art: New Museum Practice in the 21st Century’ Saturday 11 May 2013 at 10.00 am for the Textile Museum Associates of Southern California. This lecture will take place at St. Bede’s Episcopal Church in Los Angeles… read more