Summer Fundraiser and Fabric Sale!

Summer Fundraiser and Fabric Sale

Join us for an incredible weekend of deals at our Summer Fundraiser and Fabric Sale!

Explore our Textile Reuse Program

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Shop sustainable, affordable and community-minded by purchasing your making supplies for our Textile Reuse Program!

Gathering

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Grounded in community participation, this installation presents over 40 pieces from the Museum’s permanent collection of over 15,000 objects from around the world.

Explore Our Collection

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While only a small percentage of our collection can be displayed in our galleries at once, our online collection allows you to access all 15,000+ objects from over 200 regions of the world, 24 hours a day!

Textiles Touch All Of Us

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Join us for exciting exhibitions, programs, and more.

Welcome to the Textile Museum of Canada

Located in downtown Toronto, we are the only museum in Canada dedicated to exploring the human experience through textiles.

The Museum ignites creativity, inspires wonder, and sparks conversation through the stories held within our global collection of textiles, and active engagement with contemporary art practices.

All visitors, including Members, are encouraged to book a timed ticket in advance. We thank you for your cooperation. Please see our COVID-19 Visitor Policies for more information

 

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Visit us – We’re open Tuesday – Saturday in downtown Toronto!

We are a small, boutique museum, easily accessible by public transit and close to many Toronto attractions. Make a trip to the Textile Museum of Canada a part of your Toronto visit – whether visiting our exhibitions, attending a workshop or checking out our Museum Shop, there’s something for everyone.

Visit Our Collections

View Our Collection

We’re proud to offer virtual access to our entire collection. 15,000 objects from 200 regions worldwide spanning 2,000 years are always at your fingertips.

While only a small percentage of our collection can be displayed in the galleries at a time, our online collection provides 24/7 access to detailed high resolution photographs of all of our artifacts. Discover specialized textiles in the curated groups or search and filter the collection according to your own interests.

Learn About Textiles

Learn About Textiles

Extend your experience beyond our exhibitions. We create learning experiences for all ages through our onsite programs and digital resources.

We have public programs, online resources and knowledgeable volunteers readily available to help you dive deep into our exhibitions or learn more about your own textiles and how to care for them.

Visit Our Shop

Looking for a special gift? Visit our Museum Shop Online!

Our shop features modern design and traditional craft from around the world as well as one-of-a-kind pieces by Canadian makers; find unique items that reflect our exhibitions.

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Join & Support Us

We wouldn’t be here without the support of our members and donors.

Become a member and enjoy year-round admission, or consider the Museum for charitable giving. We also welcome donations of textile-related items to our fundraising sales.

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Latest News

Welcome to the Textile Museum of Canada blog.

Read our new ongoing digital column to keep up with exciting announcements, staff and volunteer spotlights, our popular object-of-the moment feature, features by guest contributors, community news, opportunities for artists, and much more.

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