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Rainbow Colors of Ikat Fabrics on Display at the George Washington 
University Museum and The Textile Museum in New Exhibition

Through ikat fabrics recently donated to the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum by collector Guido Goldman, this new exhibition will focus on the sophisticated dyeing technique known in Central Asia as abrband, or “binding the clouds.”

New Exhibition by Joseph Kunkel is ‘Bridging Boundaries’ at the 
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

Joseph Kunkel is a community designer and educator working on research and building capacity in Native American communities as well as the current William Wilson Corcoran Visiting Professor of Community Engagement at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design. An exhibition of his work will go on display at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.

Minority Cultures of Southwest China Explored in New Exhibit Opening Feb. 24 at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum


The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum’s new “Vanishing Traditions: Textiles and Treasures from Southwest China” exhibition will showcase the diverse cultures of minority peoples in China’s Guizhou province.

Former Secretary of Education to Discuss Education, Assessment and Equity Under ESSA at GW

Former Secretary of Education, John B. King Jr. will present an overview of educational progress and inequities at the national level and demonstrate how the Every Student Succeeds Act can be used as a lever for promoting excellence and equity in U.S. public elementary and secondary schools.

New Interactive Exhibit at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum Explores How Textiles Are Made

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum’s new “Textiles 101” interactive exhibit will give visitors an opportunity to see and experience how textiles are made. This exhibit is open indefinitely.