Events and Programs

Lecture: Contemporary Textiles Today and Tomorrow
Thursday, September 28, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Fullerton Hall
Matilda McQuaid, Deputy Curatorial Director and head of the Textiles Department at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, NY
Textile Society meembers and guests will be invited to a reception following the public lecture.
Gold members will be invited to join Matilda McQuaid for lunch prior to the lecture.

Collection Tour: Visit to Crab Tree Farms, Lake Bluff with John Bryan
Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Tour will include the east and west buildings and will take 2+ hours. John Bryan will be our host and is providing a complimentary box lunch following tour.
 Space limited to 20.

Exhibition Walk-Through: Making Memories—Quilts as Souvenirs
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
11:00 a.m.
Textile Galleries 

Our calendar is always evolving. For the most up-to-date list of events, please contact our office.

Contact Us
For more information, please contact Elyse Strand, assistant director of affiliate programs and events, at (312) 443-9198 or