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]

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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


Jun 27, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019 | opening reception Wed 27 Jun, 6-7:30pm:

Crosscurrents: Canada in the Making. Featuring artwork by: Vanessa Dion Fletcher, Brenda Lee, Meghann O'Brien, Amanda Rataj and ... more

Oct 10, 2018 - May 26, 2019 | opening reception Wed 10 Oct, 6-7:30pm, artists present:

Beads, they're sewn so tight. Artists: Bev Koski, Katie Longboat, Jean Marshall, Olivia Whetung. Curated by Lisa Meyers. In beadwork, th ... more

Apr 25-Sep 15, 2019 | opening reception Wed 24 Apr, 6-7:30pm (FREE / PWYC):

Nadia Myre: Balancing Acts. Curated by Sarah Quinton. Through beadwork, textiles, photography, video and sculpture, Montreal-based artist Nadia Myre draws attention to the power and histories of Indigenous textile practice ... more

Late Apr 2019:

Community Voices. Eight four-week off-site workshops are happening between November 2018 and March 2019 as a part of Community Voices, a creative partnership program administered by the Textile Museum of Canada and delivered in collabor ... more

Jun 12-Oct 27, 2019 | opening reception Wed 12 Jun, 6-7:30pm (FREE / PWYC):

Tapestry of Spirit: The Torah Stitch by Stitch Project. Tapestry of Spirit presents the ambitious and inclusive social project to cross stitch the first five books of the Bible as well as selections from the Scriptures and Qur ... more


Sat 23 Mar 2019, 1-2pm:

Finding Language: A Word Scavenger Hunt. In this interactive tour, artist Vanessa Dion Fletcher will engage participants through response cards that have been meticulously embroidered with quills. The programme will encourage reflection ... more

Wed 24 Apr 2019, 6-7:30pm:

Opening of Nadia Myre: Balancing Acts. FREE / PWYC.

Wed 1 May 2019, 6-7pm:

Curator's tour of Beads, they're sewn so tight with Lisa Myers. FREE with admission / PWYC.

Wednesdays 6-7pm, May 8 & Jun 5, 2019:

Art Chat in Nadia Myre: Balancing Acts. FREE with admission / PWYC.

Thur 9 May 2019, 6-7:30pm:

Melissa Levin Emerging Artist Award winners presentation; meet the recipients of the 2018 Melissa Levin Emerging Artist Award: Catherine Blackburn and Meera Sethi. FREE; registration required.

Wed 22 May 2019, 6-7pm:

Curator's tour of Nadia Myre: Balancing Acts with Sarah Quinton. FREE with admission / PWYC.

Wed 12 Jun 2019, 6-7:30pm:

Opening for Tapestry of Spirit: The Torah Stitch by Stitch Project. FREE / PWYC.

The Textile Museum of Canada is open late Wednesdays, until 8pm.

Online auction (Bidding for Good) Mar 28-Apr 11, 2019 | Reception Thur 11 Apr 2019, 7-10pm:

The Doll Project (#SewMuchHeart). The Textile Museum of Canada is partnering with Project Sunshine Canada for a new fundraising initiative in support of family-oriented programs at both organizations. Professional artists, ... more

May 3 & 4, 2019:

Textile Treasures Sale. Times: TBA. New location: St. Matthews United Church, 729 St. Clair Avenue West, Toronto.


Public tours of the Textile Museum are offered every Sunday. Tours begin at 2pm at the main entrance and are guided by Museum docents. FREE with paid admission to the Museum.

Private group tours. Groups are welcome to book private tours using our online booking form. Group tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.

Touch tours. We offer touch tours for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. To book, please contact [email protected] or 416 599 5321 x2234.


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

Welcome to TXTilecity www.txtil ... more

(See also Community Courses for info on Textile Teach-ins Apr 6, May 11, 22, Jun 8 & 19, 2019 – http://bit.ly/2sDO8bL).