Textile Society of America

The TSA is an international organization, recognizes the profound global reach of textiles. We are committed to developing leadership initiatives, membership, and programming rooted in the plurality of textile histories, producers, and purposes. With an eye toward expanding our voices and audience, we will focus on inclusion of underrepresented groups, and advocacy for robust diversity of our personal and professional viewpoints.

About Textile Society of America

Established in 1987, TSA is governed by a Board of Directors from museums and universities in North America. Its 700 members worldwide include museum curators, teachers, historians, artists, students, dealers, and collectors. TSA organizes biennial symposia. The juried papers presented at each symposium are published in Proceedings. It also distributes a Newsletter, membership directory, and textile bibliography. These Publications are included in TSA membership.

Vision Statement

The Textile Society of America, an international organization, recognizes the profound global reach of textiles. They are committed to developing leadership initiatives, membership, and programming rooted in the plurality of textile histories, producers, and purposes. With an eye toward expanding our voices and audience, we will focus on inclusion of underrepresented groups, and advocacy for robust diversity of our personal and professional viewpoints.

Becoming a Member

In addition to supporting our mission, TSA members enjoy direct contact with colleagues and experts; publication and exhibition opportunities; discounted registration fees; eligibility for awards and scholarships; and more. There are many benefits of joining TSA – direct contact with colleagues and experts from various textile fields and publication and exhibition opportunities. Members will also receive discounts on services and registration for TSA events.

Textile Society of America

TSA Board and Staff

The Executive Committee of the TSA

Lisa Kriner
Lisa KrinerPresident
Melinda Watt
Melinda WattVice President/President-Elect
Lesli Robertson
Lesli RobertsonSecretary

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An International Forum For The Exchange And Dissemination Of Information About Textiles Worldwide.

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