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
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
Jul 12, 2017 - Jan 21, 2018 | opening reception Wed 12 Jul, 6:30-8pm, all are welcome:
Diligence and Elegance: The Nature of Japanese Textiles.
Curated by Natalia Nekrassova.
Diligence and Elegance: The Nature of J ... more
Sep 20, 2017 - Feb 25, 2018 | opening reception Tues 19 Sep, 6:30-8pm:
Tied, Dyed and Woven: Ikat Textiles from Latin America.
Curated by Roxane Shaughnessy.
From the striking indigo and white geometri ... more
Wed 17 Jan 2018, 6:30pm:
"From Uncertain Origins to Uncertain Futures: The Ikat Rebozo from Mexico." Marta Turok will share her specialized knowledge of the distinctive rebozo, a women's rectangular shawl worn throughout Mexico. Turok will trace the evolution of this... more
Thur 18 Jan 2018, 6-7:30pm:
A Special Evening with Marta Turok. Join Marta Turok in the gallery for an intimate tour of Tied, Dyed and Woven: Ikat Textiles from Latin America, animated with her first-hand stories and insights shaped over a 40-year ca ... more
Join us every Sunday at 2pm for tours hosted by TMC volunteers, featuring our exhibitions, Diligence and Elegance: The Nature of Japanese Textiles (to Jan 21, 2018), and Tied, Dyed and Woven: Ikat Textiles from Latin America (Sep 20, 20... more
Narrative Threads: Crafting the Canadian Quilt is a Virtual Museum of Canada project launched by the Textile Museum of Canada. Produced by the TMC in conjunction with national partners [...] the exhibition showcases a diverse array of historic ... more