“good”  At the Beginning is White Gold 

St. Gallen can look back on a centuries-long history of textiles, its beginnings reaching back to the Middle Ages. Its high quality ensures the renown of St. Gallen linen in the old days; known as “white gold”, it becomes a myth that endures to the present day.

8th European Quilt Triennale

Textile and quilt artworks from fifteen nations: Fifty works were chosen from more than 150 submissions by an international jury, which also included Judith Mundwiler. The artworks provide impressive proof that creativity, artistic inspiration and a critical approach to the times are not confined to painting, sculpture, graphic art and photography alone.

100 Shades of White. A Colour in Fashion

Anything but monotonous! In fashion, white is given a special role to play, which the exhibition ‘100 Shades of White’ highlights in its many facets. The show can be seen from March 3 up to and including September 10, 2023 in the Textilmuseum St. Gallen.

GOLD _ Room #0

In addition to the exhibition ‘100 Shades of White. A Colour in Fashion’, the installation ‘GOLD _ Zimmer #0’ by artist Alessandra Beltrame is on show in the Textilmuseum lounge.

Of Material Value. Collection Textilmuseum St. Gallen

Textiles are omnipresent. Tens of thousands of people once earned their living in the region that was (Eastern) Switzerland designing, producing and trading textiles. Nowadays, they envelope and surround us from dawn to dusk. Good Fabric – what is that? How has it changed in the past, what shape will it take in future?