Dressing with Purpose: Belonging and Resistance in Scandinavia

Museum of International Folk Art Santa Fe, New Mexico

By the 20th century, many in Sweden worried about the ravages of industrialization, urbanization, and emigration on traditional ways of life; Norway was gripped in a struggle for national independence; […]

Weaving Stories

Asian Art Museum San Francisco, CA

Weaving Stories brings together about forty-five outstanding examples of textiles from dozens of communities in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia, most dating to the 19th and 20th centuries. Learn how […]

Ancient Andean Textiles

Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland, OH

Drawing from the textiles of the permanent collection, this rotation represents several different civilizations that flourished in the ancient Andes (today Peru) and parts of adjacent countries. Though unrelated by […]

Life Cycles: A Bamboo Exploration with Tanabe Chikuunsai IV

Japan House Hollywood & Highland 6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Level 2 & Level 5, Los Angeles, CA

Fourth-generation bamboo artist Tanabe Chikuunsai IV dramatically pushes the boundaries of this artform. While continuing his family’s tradition of weaving bamboo flower baskets and smaller sculptural works, he is also […]

Africa Fashion

Victoria and Albert Museum London

Spanning iconic mid-20th century to contemporary creatives through photographs, textiles, music and the visual arts, Africa Fashion explores the vitality and global impact of a fashion scene as dynamic and […]

New York Textile Month (NYTM). September 2022.

The 7th edition of NYTM is a month-long, citywide festival initiated by Lidewij Edelkoort to celebrate textile creativity and promote textile awareness in New York and beyond. This year’s offerings […]

Threads of Power: Lace from the Textilmuseum St. Gallen

Featuring more than 150 examples of lace from the renowned collection of Switzerland’s Textilmuseum St. Gallen, this exhibit traces the development of European lace from its sixteenth-century origins to the […]