American Craft Council - national, nonprofit educational organization that is the leading voice for promoting an understanding and appreciation of contemporary crafts in America.
Complex Weavers - promoting complex weaving through education, information, and technology related to complex weave structures through research, documentation, and innovative ideas.
Handweavers Guild of America - dedicated to encouraging excellence, inspiring creativity, and preserving fiber traditions through education.
International Quilt Association - produces three consumer and two trade shows that set the standard for both the art and the business of quilting.
Studio Art Quilt Associates - non-profit international organization whose mission is to promote the art quilt through education, exhibitions, professional development and documentation.
Surface Design Association - through publications and conferences, SDA promotes contemporary textiles from the perspectives of education, studio practices, technical development, marketing, and critical thinking.
Textile Arts Council - a support group of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, created to advance the appreciation of the Museums’ textile and costume collections within the Bay Area community.
The Textile Museum - dedicated to furthering the understanding of creative achievements in the textile arts through its role as a center of scholarly research, conservation, interpretation and exhibition of textiles, with particular concern for the artistic, technical and cultural significance.
Textile Society of America - provides an international forum for the exchange and dissemination of information about textiles worldwide, from artistic, cultural, economic, historic, political, social, and technical perspectives.