Posts Tagged ‘Textile Museum’

Press Preview at the Textile Museum: A Tour of the Tour

Today I attended the Textile Museum's press preview for "Second Lives: The Age-Old Art of Recycling Textiles," which opens to the public tomorrow. It's a small, 18-piece display intended to complement the museum's big spring exhibition "Green: the Color and the Cause," set to open in April."Second Lives" showcases items like quilts, jackets, and wall [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Living Green, Art Openings Galore, and More!

Happy rainy Thursday! Hope these free events from Free in DC help to brighten your day–and the weekend ahead!
Swing by Busboys and Poets at 14th & V NW for the opening of Derek Brown's photo exhibit, "Imagining the Muslim World", from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Greater Goods, at 1626 U St. NW, hosts a Green Living Workshop on "15 [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Third Thursdays, Dance DC Festival, and More

Welcome to the weekend edition of Freestylin’ DC, where I’ll share some of the coolest and most interesting events posted on my site, Free in DC, each Thursday afternoon.
After work, head over to the corner of 16th and L Sts. NW for the Third Thursday reception at WVSA's ARTiculate Gallery, from 5:30 to [...]

Design Collective threeASFOUR at the Textile Museum this Friday

Since 2005, the New York-based fashion collective threeASFOUR, comprised of Gabi Asfour, Angela Donhauser, and Adi Gil, has been producing avant garde, almost museum-quality clothing that recalls Japanese designers like Yohji Yamamoto and Rei Kawakubo. Indeed, their clothing has been featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and in London's Victoria and Albert Museum. This [...]

Textile Museum Names New Director

The Textile Museum announced today that Maryclaire Ramsey has been named the organization's new director. Ramsey has been with the museum since 2007 and has served as its CEO for the last 14 months. During her tenure as CEO, the Textile Museum achieved a balanced budget, saw increased attendance, and was re-accredited by the American [...]

Arts Roundup: Bieber vs. Wale Edition

Morning, readers. It's Thursday; let's see what's going on in the world.
Outgoing Poet Laureate Kay Ryan gives her farewell reading tonight at the Library of Congress. It's free and she'll be signing books afterwards. Go!
Justin Bieber was nominated for a BET Award. He's up for Best New Artist, along with local favorite Wale. Bieber's in [...]