Join Us

Join Us

As an integral part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, the
Textile Arts Council provides a means of promoting and broadening appreciation
of the textile arts. Download a membership application.

Membership benefits include:

  • Free or reduced-price admission to monthly programs of interest to any textile lover.
  • Advance notice of special day-trips sponsored by TAC to collector’s homes, artists’ studios and galleries.
  • Opportunities to travel with TAC on extraordinary international journeys designed especially for those who love textiles.
  • Early notice of hands-on workshops in textile techniques.
  • The opportunity to share your knowledge at Ethnic Textile Study Group meetings (click here for more info)
  • Invitations to our Member’s Party and Auction and to textile exhibition receptions with walk-throughs.
  • Twice-yearly newsletter featuring TAC programs, news and valuable textile-related calendar listings.
  • Monthly E-news which includes advanced announcment of TAC programs and other local textile events.

Membership fees enable TAC to:

  • Promote interest in textiles
  • Provide a wide variety of programs focusing on textile topics
  • Support the textile and costumes collections of the Fine Arts Museums
    of San Francisco

Membership Tiers and Their Benefits

Individual $50 Free admission to TAC Saturday Lectures, one membership card, monthly E-News, and bi-yearly newsletter.
Senior $40 Same as Individual. Must be age 65 or older.
Student $20 Same as Individual. Must be full-time student with ID.
Dual $85 Same as Individual with additional membership card.
Supporting $100 Same as Individual with two visitor passes plus additional benefits to be announced.
Donor $250 Same as Individual with two visitor passes plus additional benefits to be announced.
Patron $500 Same as Individual with two visitor passes plus additional benefits to be announced.
Benefactor $1,000 Same as Individual with two visitor passes plus additional benefits to be announced.

Annual membership run for one year from the date of joining or renewing. Scholarship memberships are also available.
Please call the TAC office for more information at 415-750-3627.

Please download the membership application — click here.

Your membership is tax-deductible up to the amounts permitted by law. For additional questions, please contact us.

To join the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco,
please go to

Completed Membership Applications forms and checks should be mailed to:

Textile Arts Council
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118

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TAC Upcoming Events
Unless noted, all events will be presented with Zoom.

9/25/21 Workshop: Eco Printing with Lyra Bobo, Sebastopol, CA

10/16/21 Lecture: Beyond the warp and the weft: Ikat textiles of Savu Island, East Indonesia with Geneviève Duggan

10/30/21 Curated Gallery Tours: More Impact: Climate Change and Layered and Stitched with Alex Friedman and Nancy Bavor

11/6/21 Lecture: Patrick Kelly: Runway of Love with Laura Camerlengo

11/13/21 Annual Textile Bazaar

Past Lectures Recordings Archive (members only)

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Community Textile Events updated 9/8/21


Travel & Learn

Travel with TAC to learn about textiles in the countries where they are created.
Ethnic Studies

Ethnic Studies

Ethnic Textiles Study Group is a wonderful way to see, touch and learn about textiles from around the world.
Get Involved

Get Involved

Join our vibrant and creative community and enjoy the benefits of TAC membership.
Obiko Archive

Obiko Archive

The Obiko Artwear Archive documents Bay Area clothing and jewelry designers from the 1970’s through the 1990’s.