European Tapestry Forum , the pan-European organisation of professional tapestry weavers was founded in 2001.
European Tapestry Forum, set up by tapestry weavers for tapestry weavers, seeks to encourage the continuing development of the art of tapestry weaving in Europe.

The first activity is Artapestry, a recurrent juried exhibition with contempary European tapestries. Call for entries to the first exhibition has been released the 1. of january 2004 with submission date of application form and slides latest the 1. of March 2005. Artists will be notified of the jury´s decision by the 1. of June 2005. The chosen tapestries will be exhibited in 2005 and 2006 in leading art museums and art halls in different European Countries starting with The Art Museum of North Jutland in Aalborg, Denmark in november 2005.