Online Museums, and Exhibitions

HANDWEAVERS GUILD OF AMERICA (HGA)

TEXTILES and TEA
Tuesdays at 4 p.m. (EDT)
HGA hosts conversation with some of the most respected fiber artists in the field focusing on their artwork and their creative journeys. Join the chat about fiber, creativity, inspiration, process, and more. (Registration required.)

BUILDING BRIDGES

ONLINE EXHIBIT

An exhibit of work by 24 members of the Weavers Guild of Greater Baltimore. This exhibit highlights the diverse possibilities that weaving offers and includes tapestry weavings, 3-D weavings, clothing, home décor, and more.

 

GAWTHORPE TEXTILES COLLECTION

ONLINE EBOOK

Textile artist Ruth Singer has created an ebook and podcast exploring textile making during the 2020 pandemic lockdown.

 

MUSEUM of ART and DESIGN

ONLINE COLLECTION of TEXTILES
More than 2,000 objects representing 95% of the museum’s collection are available online, including more than 500 fiber objects. These are both classic and contemporary works by familiar and new artists.

MUSEUM AT FIT

FASHION CULTURE PROGRAMS
Programs are streaming live, but registration is required.

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

ONLINE COLLECTION
15,000+ objects from over 200 regions of the world of the world.

The Costume Institutes' Online Exhibitions and Tours:
About Time: Fashion and Duration 

and Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

COOPER HEWITT

ONLINE COLLECTION

Significant textile collection of the world.

TEXTILE HIVE

ONLINE COLLECTION

The Andrea Aranow Textile Design Collection, the largest digitized independent textile collection in the world, comprised of 40,000 objects and growing. Membership ($99) required.

PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART

FIBER ART ONLINE
Collection of 121 textile items, worldwide.

TEXTILE MUSEUM OF CANADA

ONLINE COLLECTION

The online collection allows you to access all 15,000+ objects from over 200 regions of the world

McCORD MUSEUM

ONLINE COLLECTION
The Dress, Fashion and Textiles collection: 20,000 garments and accessories spanning the past three centuries.

VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM

ONLINE COLLECTION
More than 15,000 objects from over 200 regions of the world

TEXTILE SOCIETY, U.K.

ONLINE COLLECTION
List of online databases to various textile collections.

TEXTILE RESEARCH CENTRE
TRC digital exhibitions is a project that was set up in early 2017 to highlight some of the most interesting and intriguing objects housed in the TRC collection. In June 2019, there were nearly 25,000 objects.

KYOTO COSTUME INSTITUTE

DIGITAL COLLECTION
More than 15,000 objects from over 200 regions of the world

DUMBARTON OAKS
ONLINE COLLECTION
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, DC hosts an extensive collection of Byzantine and early Islamic textiles.