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
[email protected]
www.textilemuseum.ca

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EXHIBITIONS

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

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


Jul 18-Nov 25, 2019:

Textile Storytellers. Discover the unique stories of four textiles from the Americas – a hooked rug, a quilt, a yarn painting, and a blouse. In an exhibition that will appeal to all ages, visitors are invited to learn more about the cult ... more


Oct 2, 2019 -- Mar 15, 2020 | opening reception Wed 2 Oct, 5-7:30pm (FREE):

Wild. Artists: Carrie Allison, Omar Badrin, Catherine Blackburn, Emily Jan, Humboldt Magnussen. Curated by: Farah Yusuf. Wild fea ... more


Dec 7, 2019 -- Aug 30, 2020:

Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios. Curated by Roxane Shaughnessy. This exhibition presents the little-known story of a group of Inuit artists and printers who produced a collection of bold graphic textiles in Kinngait, Nunavut in the 1950 ... more


The Textile Museum of Canada is open late Wednesdays, until 8pm. Current exhibitions: Tapestry of Spirit: The Torah Stitch by Stitch Project (Jun 12-Oct 27, 2019), Textile Storytellers (Jul 18-Nov 25, 2019), Wild with arti

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PROGRAMMING

Thur 24 Oct 2019, 6-7:30pm:

Jen Delos Reyes, "The Social Weavers." In conjunction with the exhibitions Wild and Tapestry of Spirit, Delos Reyes will give a talk exploring the ways that socially engaged artists work as what David Brooks describes as " ... more


Wed 6 Nov 2019, 6-7pm:

Curator's tour of Wild. FREE with admission / PWYC.


ONGOING PROGRAMMING

Public tours of the Textile Museum are offered every Sunday. Tours begin at 2pm on the 2nd Floor in front of the Museum Shop and are guided by Museum docents. FREE with admission to the Museum. Current exhibitions: Tapestry of Spirit ... more


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, or contact [email protected] or 416 599 5321 x2228.


Textile Teach-ins are twice-monthly, FREE workshops offering instruction on textile techniques. Sat 12 Oct 2019, 1-4pm: Crochet (FREE with admission). Wed 23 Oct 2019, 5:30-7:30pm: Crochet (FREE with admission / PWYC). Sat ... 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 Oct 12 & 23, Nov 9, 20, Dec 18, 2019 – http://bit.ly/2sDO8bL).