Programs & Events

The American Textile History Museum provides special events such as family events, lectures, classes, and workshops for all seasons of the year.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Knitting Know-How for Beginners: Getting Started
10am – noon
Launch of a four-week introduction to knitting course. Pre-registration required.

 

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Knitting Know-How for Advanced Beginners and Intermediate: Knitting in the Round
10am – noon
Launch of a three-week knitting course. Pre-registration required.

 

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Knitting Know-How at Night
6pm – 8pm
Launch of a five-week knitting course. Pre-registration required.

 

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Tunisian Crocheting
10am 1pm
Come learn the craft of Tunisian Crocheting at ATHM. Pre-registration required.

 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Purse-ability
9am – 12pm
Create a beautiful and unique purse in this one-day workshop. Pre-registration required.

 

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Fiber Fun
10am – 2pm
Join ATHM during School Vacation Week to explore the world of fiber. Free and open to kids of all ages!

 

Sunday, April 27, 2014
Belt Weaving on Inkle Looms
10:30 am - 1 pm
Create a beautiful and unique purse in this one-day workshop. Pre-registration required.

 

Sunday, April 27, 2014
Slide Lecture: Making Lowell
2pm
Dr. David Unger, ATHM’s Director of Interpretation, will talk about his ongoing research on the Locks & Canals Company, the Lowell Machine Shop, and the workers who built Lowell's factories. Free and open to the public.

 

Saturday, May 3, 2014 and Sunday, May 4, 2014
Bank of America Presents “Museums on Us”
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
FREE admission to the Museum for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders all weekend.

 

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Embroidery Workshop: Hardanger Heart
10:30am – 12:30pm
Learn the art of hardanger embroidery in a one day workshop. Pre-registration required.

 

Saturday, May 10, 2014
Embroidery Workshop: Hardanger Heart
10:30am – 12:30pm
Learn the art of hardanger embroidery in a one day workshop. Pre-registration required.

 

Sunday, May 11, 2014
Spinning on a Spindle and Wheel
10:30am 1:30pm
Learn the art of spinning in this one-day workshop. Pre-registration required.

 

Sunday, May 11, 2014
Purse-ability
1pm – 4pm
Create a beautiful and unique purse in this one-day workshop. A great Mother’s Day activity! Pre-registration required.

 

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Reception: Lowell Photography Week
2pm 4pm
Join ATHM for a free reception in celebration of Lowell Photography Week.

 

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Belt Weaving on Inkle Looms
10:30 am - 1 pm
Create a beautiful and unique purse in this one-day workshop. Pre-registration required.

 

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Tunisian Crocheting
10am – 1pm
Come learn the craft of Tunisian Crocheting at ATHM. Pre-registration required.

 

Ongoing

Cell Phone Tour
Free with general admission