The 41st annual Textile Museum Fall Symposium will explore themes raised in the concurrent exhibition Out of Southeast Asia: Art That Sustains. There
are over one-thousand ethnic groups in Southeast Asia, many with
unique textile traditions—yet this region is seeing increased
development and globalization that is challenging the continuation of
these long-inherited art forms. Join us for an engaging weekend that
will bridge the fields of art history, anthropology, international
development, and design.
five dynamic presentations, a roundtable discussion, curators' tour and
the popular interactive "Show and Tell” session for collectors, "From
Village and Court to Global Commodity: Southeast Asian Textiles” will
shed light on the many ways regional textile arts are adapting to the
The Textile Museum is pleased to offer ten
scholarships for this year’s annual Fall Symposium, "From Village and
Court to Global Commodity: Southeast Asian Textiles,” October 11–13,
2013 in Washington, D.C.
Undergraduate and graduate students in
Southeast Asian studies, art history, anthropology, or a textile-related
course of study are invited to apply. The scholarship will cover the
cost of symposium registration for each recipient; it is not a cash
The Textile Museum believes that this scholarship
opportunity at its annual symposium is a tangible way to express the
museum’s commitment to academic leadership in textile research and will
ensure that the next generation of textile experts receives the unique
and in-depth knowledge that can only come at a conference such as this.
For more information on the symposium and how to apply for student and or educator scholarships, please visit the website.