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The Textile Museum Joins the George Washington University; New Museum to Open in Mid-2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Textile Museum and the George Washington University announced an affiliation whereby The Textile Museum will move to the George Washington University’s Foggy Bottom campus to become a cornerstone of a new museum scheduled to open in mid-2014. Exhibitions and programs will be presented to the public in a custom-built, approximately 35,000 square foot museum building located at G and 21st Streets, bearing the names of both The Textile Museum and the George Washington University Museum. The new museum will include dedicated galleries for The Textile Museum, with increased exhibition space compared to its present facilities. Until the new museum opens, The Textile Museum will continue operating at its current location. In addition to the new museum, the university also announced that it will construct a 20,000 square foot conservation and resource center on its Virginia Science and