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. Please note: Half-price admission Apr 2-23, 2019 during installation of Nadia Myre exhibition and closure of 2nd-floor gallery. Wheelchair accessible.
T: 416 599 5321 F: 416 599 2911
[email protected]
www.textilemuseum.ca

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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, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Textiles / Fibre Art

EXHIBITIONS

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-base ... more


May 8-Jun 30, 2019 | opening reception Wed 8 May, 6-7:30pm:

Community Voices is an exhibition that celebrates the creativity of community members through our partnership with social agencies across Toronto. Encouraging creative expression and supporting skills-based learning for individuals from unders ... 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


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


PROGRAMMING

Wednesdays 6-7pm, Jun 5, Jul 3 & Aug 7, 2019:

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


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

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


Wed 26 Jun 2019:

Exhibition tour of Tapestry of Spirit: The Torah Stitch by Stitch Project. FREE with admission.


Sundays 11am-12:30pm, Jul 14 & Aug 18, 2019:

Meet the Stitchers. Tickets: $10 – $20. Registration required.


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


ONGOING PROGRAMMING

Private group tours. Groups are welcome to book private tours using our online booking form: www.textilemuseum.ca/education/group-tours. Group tours must be scheduled ... more


Touch tours. We offer touch tours for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. To book, please use this form: www.textilemuseum.ca/education/group-tours/book- ... more


ONLINE PROJECTS

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 Jun 8, 19, Jul 13, 24, Aug 10 & 21, 2019; and Thread Journeys Wednesdays in Jul & Aug 2019 – http://bit.ly/2sDO8bL).