ATHM exhibitions on view


Wonder of Wool: Ancient Fiber to Modern Marvel

Through December 31, 2015.
Wool is one of the most commonly used fibers in the world and easily the most misunderstood. Wonder of Wool takes a captivating look at the significance of wool, giving you a new understanding and appreciation of this fascinating fiber. Made possible in part through the generous support of Joseph Abboud Manufacturing, Pendleton Woolen Mills, Circle Health, and the Saco River Dyehouse.


Textile Revolution

Ongoing Exhibit

Visit the ATHM’s core exhibition, to spin, weave, recycle, and design your way through textile history.

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Textile Arts Classes

ATHM’s textile arts education
programs provide an enjoyable and rewarding learning experience for students of all levels and ages. Sign up for a class today!

 The-Lost-art-of-Dress-cover-for-web“THE LOST ART OF DRESS” LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING

Historian and award-winning dressmaker Dr. Linda Przybyszewski reveals the untold story of the remarkable “Dress Doctors” who taught American women how to dress.

The-Lost-art-of-Dress-cover-for-web“THE LOST ART OF DRESS” LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING

When it comes to American dress, Grace Kelly and Betty Draper are out, while Miley Cyrus and the “Real Housewives” are in. When and how did this transformation take place? Historian and award-winning dressmaker Dr. Linda Przybyszewski will have the answers in an intimate lecture and book signing at the American Textile History Museum on September 27.


ATHM Earns Tourism Award
Wonder of Wool opens
Homefront & Battlefield at the Great Plains Art Museum
ATHM Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence