The museum's collection includes outstanding examples of textiles and techniques spanning two millennia from 100 A.D. through the present.  

The society furthers the appreciation and preservation of textiles by:

  • Sponsoring educational programs and events
  • Enhancing members’ knowledge and appreciation of textiles
  • Exploring diverse textile collections via trips and private tours
  • Providing the department with much-needed acquisition funds

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