The Textile Society of America, Inc. provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination of information about textiles worldwide, from artistic, cultural, economic, historic, political, social, and technical perspectives.
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.
Board of Directors
Presidentrshaughnessy@textilemuseum.caTextile Museum of Canada
Vice Presidentvitaplume@gmail.comProfessor Emerita
Past Presidentelena@textilesociety.orgIndependent Scholar/Senior Research Scholar MMA
Treasurermaleyne@gmail.comIndependent Finance Professional
Recording Secretarybrownsu@si.eduAssociate Curator, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Director of Internal Relationscatharine@ellistextiles.com
Director of External Relationswendyrweiss@gmail.comProfessor Emerita / Artist
Director at LargeSusan.email@example.comIndependent curator
Director at LargeLaura.Camerlengo@philamuseum.orgExhibitions Assistant with the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Costume and Textiles department
Eulanda A. Sanders
Director at Largesanderse@iastate.eduIowa State University, Ames Iowa, Department of Apparel...
Director at Largerickettr@indiana.eduAssociate Professor
Director at Largejdalessandro@famsf.orgDe Young Museum
International Advisor to the BoardCardon.firstname.lastname@example.orgResearch Scholar, CNRS, France
Director at Largeruth.email@example.com
Director at Largelwhitley@mfa.orgCurator, Dept. of Textile & Fashion Arts
Program Chair, 14th Biennial TSA Symposium, Los Angeles firstname.lastname@example.orgCurator, Asian & Pacific Collections, Fowler Museum
Co-Host, 14th Biennial TSA Symposium, Los Angeles 2014Senior Curator and Head of the Department of Costume and Textiles, LACMA
Marlys McGuire, St. Paul, MN
Bibliography Editormemail@example.comLibrarian, MaGrath Library, University of Minnesota
Executive Director, Textile Society of Americatali@textilesociety.orgPO Box 5617, Berkeley, CA 94705 Phone (510) 363-4541
Website Coordinatorellyane@textilesociety.orgNew York