Textile Museum of Canada


Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue, Toronto ON M5G 2H5 (St Patrick Subway, walk 1 short block E on Dundas)
Open daily 11-5, Wed 11-8. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, Easter Weekend (Fri-Mon), Victoria Day, Canada Day, Thanksgiving. Open on Ontario Family Day, August Civic Holiday, Labour Day.
admission: $15 general; $10 seniors; $6 students (with ID) & youth. $30 family. Free to children under 5 years of age. Free to members. Weds 5-8pm: pay-what-you-can. Wheelchair accessible.
T: 416 599 5321 F: 416 599 2911
[email protected]
www.textilemuseum.ca

Facebook: www.facebook.com/textilemuseumofcanada.
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TAG: African, American, Asian, Canadian, City Hall District, European, First Nations, Inuit Art, Latin & South American, Middle Eastern, Oceanian / Australian, Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG), Ontario Museum Association (OMA), Other Fine Craft: metal, jewellery, stone, bone, Public Galleries / Museums, Textiles / Fibre Art

EXHIBITIONS

Mar 14-Jun 10, 2018 | opening reception Wed 14 Mar, 6-7:30pm, artist in attendance:

Jane Kidd: Curious. Curated by Sarah Quinton and Anna Richard. Curious presents masterful conceptual and tec ... more


May 30-Sep 23, 2018 | opening reception Wed 30 May, 6-7:30pm:

Color Improvisations 2: An International Exhibition of Contemporary Quilts. Curated by Nancy Crow. Color Improvisations 2 is ... more


Jun 27, 2018 - Winter 2019 | opening reception Wed 27 Jun, 6-7:30pm:

Crosscurrents: Canada in the Making.


PROGRAMMING

Thur 31 May 2018, 6-7:30pm:

"Quilts as Art: A History" – lecture wih Robert Shaw. Contrary to popular belief, the earliest European and American quilts were not made from scraps but from expensive materials, and were special pieces intended for use by guests or as

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Sat 2 Jun 2018, 1-2pm:

Curious conversations – Learn more about the subjects that inspire Jane Kidd's work! Join us for an Alice in Wonderland-inspired storytime and hands-on activity in the gallery! Liz Johnston, storyteller extrao ... more


Thur 21 Jun 2018, 6-7:30pm:

"Hodgepodge: Making It Happen!" – lecture with Nancy Crow. In this richly illustrated lecture, celebrated quiltmaker Nancy Crow will cover the three cornerstones of her creative life: developing her acclaimed studio practice; curating tw

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Fri 22 Jun 2018, 6-7:30pm:

A Special Evening with Quiltmaker and Curator Nancy Crow. Join us for an intimate wine and cheese reception and gallery tour with Nancy Crow, curator of Color Improvisations 2. Guests will be treated to lively conve ... more


Sat 8 Sep & Sun 9 Sep 2018, 10am-5pm:

Improvisational Patchwork Workshop with Barb Mortell. Join Barb Mortell for a two-day workshop inspired by the approach of Nancy Crow. Barb will guide participants in explorations of line and colour. At the end of the workshop, particip ... more


Sundays 2pm:

Join us every Sunday at 2pm for tours hosted by TMC volunteers, featuring our exhibition Jane Kidd: Curious (Mar 14-Jun 10, 2018), and Color Improvisations 2: An International Exhibition of Contemporary Quilts (May 30-Sep

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ONLINE PROJECTS

Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt www.narrativethreads.ca/index.html.

Welcome to TXTilecity www.txtil ... more


(See also Community Courses – http://bit.ly/2pAQwOG).