Textile Museum Associates of Southern California TMASC TMA/SC
Textile Museum Associates of Southern California, Inc.

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The Textile Museum Associates of Southern California, Inc. (TMA/SC) is a non-profit organization, presenting monthly educational programs, field trips, special events and discussions focused on handmade textiles, weaving, carpets and costumes from around the world, including

• Ethnographic and tribal weavings
• Oriental carpets
• Contemporary art textiles
• Historic and prehistoric textiles
• Tapestry
• Ikat
• Embroidery
• Shibori and batik
• Wearable art
• Cultural sources and contexts of weavings
• Conservation and restoration

TMA/SC was founded in 1985 by a group of Southern Californians united by a common interest in Oriental rugs and textiles and who were supporting members of The Textile Museum in Washington, D.C. TMA/SC encourages membership in and support of The Textile Museum. TMA/SC is also a member organization of the American Conference on Oriental Rugs (ACOR).

 2016-2017 TMA/SC Board of Directors 
Cheri Hunter  Cheri Hunter
Vice-President Gabrielle Ruvolo
Secretary Adrienne Zeigler
Treasurer  Diana Lorber
Member-at-Large  Janet Keyes
Member-at-Large Mary Webster
Member-at-Large Sharon Sharpe
Member-at-Large Gwen Beazell
Past President Dick Smith
Programs Cheri Hunter
Membership Chair Priscilla Gibbs
Textile Museum Liaison Sheldon Rapoport
Webmaster David Reisbord
ACOR Representative Val Arbab
Hospitality Vera Indenbaum

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