Welcome to the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts!

 Our Mission: The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Tech connects people to the communicative power of textiles through the preservation of our global collection and the presentation of engaging exhibitions and programs.

Notice - Closure to the Public:

In consideration for the health and wellbeing of volunteers and visitors, beginning March 20 at 4 p.m. the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts will be closed to the public until further notice.  Spring programs and events are postponed or cancelled. 

Coming soon...look for updates and ways to engage on the Center’s social media pages and this website!



Join Friends of Textiles and help support the very first and only textile arts center in the state of Florida!

Benefits of your annual tax-deductible membership fee:

  • Advance notification of all cultural and textile-related events on campus
  • Exclusive invitations to textile arts-related events
  • Recognition in the Textile Center publications and the Florida Tech Honor Roll of Donors
  • Satisfaction of being actively engaged in sustaining cultural resources

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