Ancient Andean Textiles

Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland, OH, United States

As part of the museum’s Galleries of the Ancient Americas, this rotation features textiles from the Paracas people of Peru’s south coast between about 3000 BCE and the early 1500s […]

Anni Albers: In Thread and On Paper

Blanton Museum of Art Austin, TX, United States

Anni Albers (1899–1994) is considered the most important textile artist of the 20th century. Known for her wall hangings, weavings, and designs, she was also an innovative educator and printmaker. […]

Mixed Media: Woven Abstractions of Berber Woman

Alberto Levi Gallery Milano, Italy

Alberto Levi Gallery. Mixed Media: Woven Abstractions of Berber Women. Online exhibition. Milano, Italy. This online exhibition of Berber woven art is an expression of the sheer ingenuity and versatility of […]

Resist: Tie Dye Practices from Around the World

Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado

Resist dyeing is a magical process. Patterns and images are revealed after a complex series of folds, ties, binds, and dyes. Scholars believe that these practices may have developed independently […]

Threaded Visions: Contemporary Weavings from the Collection

Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, IL, United States

Weaving—it’s a familiar term, a millennia-old art form, and a technique used across the world. This exhibition of thirteen contemporary artists from five countries explores the beautiful diversity of the […]

Fashioning San Francisco: A Century of Style

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: de Young Museum

Featuring one of the most iconic collections of 20th- and 21st-century women’s clothing in the United States, this exhibition includes 100 collection highlights, along with local loans of high fashion and […]

Weaving a Foundation: Cornerstones of the Textile Arts Collection

Denver Art Museum Denver, CO, United States

Features an eclectic presentation of 60 objects from Indigenous traditions across the world, including regions of the American Southwest and Mexico; India and Pakistan, and the Indonesian islands of Bali, […]

Carpets and Canopies of Mughal India

Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland, OH, United States

Carpets and canopies designated portable courtly spaces among nomadic groups. The Mughals of India used carpets and canopies to mark royal presence. Even when the Mughals settled in permanent stone […]

Hallyu! The Korean Wave

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, MA, United States

From tradition to trendsetting, today South Korea is a cultural superpower. But behind the country’s meteoric rise to the world stage—a phenomenon known as the Korean Wave, or hallyu—is the […]