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]
www.textilemuseum.ca

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EXHIBITIONS

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

Nadia Myre: Balancing Acts. Curated by Sarah Quinton. Through beadwork, textiles, photography, video and sculpture, Montreal-base ... more


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 -- Fall 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, 6-7:30pm (FREE):

Wild. Artists: Carrie Allison, Omar Badrin, Catherine Blackburn, Emily Jan, Humboldt Magnussen. Curated by: Farah Yusuf. Wild features work by five emerging Canadian artists who make mischief of neat and tidy systems of classific ... more


The Textile Museum of Canada is open late Wednesdays, until 8pm. Current exhibitions: Nadia Myre: Balancing Acts (Apr 25-Sep 15, 2019), Tapestry of Spirit: The Torah Stitch by Stitch Project (Jun 12-Oct 27, 2019), a

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PROGRAMMING

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

Meet the Stitchers. Join us in Tapestry of Spirit exhibition to hear about the making of the Torah Stitch by Stitch Project from individuals who made it possible. [...]. Aug 18 presenters: Boris Apel, Florence Hertzman, ... more


Sat 7 Sep 2019, 6-7:30pm:

In Conversation. Nadia Myre and Bonnie Devine. Tickets: $20 | $15 members | $10 students. Registration required: www.textilemuseum.ca/programs/programs/in-conversation-nadia-myre-and-bonnie-devine.


Wed 2 Oct 2019, 6-7:30pm:

Opening reception for Wild. FREE.


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


ONGOING PROGRAMMING

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 admission to the Museum. Current exhibitions: Nadia Myre: Ba ... 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. See our Programs for details: www.textilemuseum.ca/programs/programs. FREE with admission.


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 Aug 10 & 21, Sep 14 & 25, Oct 12 & 23, 2019; and Thread Journeys Wednesdays in Jul & Aug 2019 – http://bit.ly/2sDO8bL).