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
Jun 27, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019 | opening reception Wed 27 Jun, 6-7:30pm:
Crosscurrents: Canada in the Making. Lead Exhibition Curator: Roxane Shaughnessy. Artists: Vanessa Dion Fletcher, Brend ... more
Oct 10, 2018 - May 26, 2019 | opening reception Wed 10 Oct, 6-7:30pm, artists present:
Beads, they're sewn so tight. Guest Curator: Lisa Meyers. Artists: Bev Koski, Katie Longboat, Jean Marshall and Olivia ... more
Fri 26 Oct 2018, 6-7:30pm:
Visiting artist: Meghann O'Brien. Lecture: "Working at the Interface: Indigenous Textiles in a Contemporary World." Meghann O'Brien will discuss her origins as a snowboarder and fisherwoman and how she found her path as a weaver. S ... more
Sat 27 Oct 2018, 10am-4pm:
Workshop: Spinning. Meghann O'Brien will lead participants in a thigh spinning workshop, the technique used to prepare yarn for Raven's Tail weaving. Space is limited; registration details at www.textilemuseum.ca/programs.
Wed 14 Nov 2018, 6-7:30pm:
Conscious Consumption: Focus on Local Linen. In 2017, artist Amanda Rataj (Toronto) undertook a year-long investigation into historical craft, contemporary making, and materiality to produce a handwoven coverlet in a project enti ... more
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.