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Welcome to our new Museum Blog – check out archival posts from past exhibitions and stay tuned for our new on-going digital column to keep up with exciting announcements, staff and volunteer spotlights, our popular object-of-the moment feature, community news, opportunities for artists, and much more.

NewsWe stand in solidarity with Black, Indigenous, and POC communities

We firmly denounce police brutality and oppression towards Black, Indigenous, and POC communities. We understand that it is our responsibility to fight against systemic racism in Canada and globally. We…

TutorialsMask-making during COVID-19

Watch our mask-making webinars and learn about the Museum’s engagement with the mask-making movement during COVID-19

Tutorials#MuseumFromHome: Create Your Own Repeating Pattern

  ‘Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios” Installation Shot. Photo by Darren Rigo. ‘Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios” Installation Shot. Photo by Darren Rigo.   Learn to create repeat patterns and…

News#MuseumAtHome: Experience ‘Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios’

Join us for a virtual tour of Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios. Using footage filmed during the opening celebrations of the exhibition and installation photographs, this video provides viewers access to the exhibition while we are closed. We suggest exploring the below digital interactive app and the short…

News#MuseumFromHome: Turn old t-shirts into yarn

Cleaning out your closet? Take something old and make it new. Learn how to turn your used t-shirts into yarn.

NewsNational Volunteer Week

April 19-25 is National Volunteer Week 2020! Our volunteers are an essential part of our organization and we are grateful for their ongoing support of the Museum.  

NewsAn Important Update About COVID-19

The Textile Museum of Canada is closed temporarily as of 5 pm on March 13, 2020 To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Textile Museum of Canada is temporarily…

Press ReleasesAnna Torma: Permanent Danger

The Textile Museum of Canada is pleased to announce a major solo exhibition of work by Anna Torma, winner of the prestigious 2020 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media…

Press ReleasesThe Textile Museum of Canada Introduces a New Brand in Celebration of its 45th Anniversary

“We see 2020 as a year to take a bold step forward – to evolve our brand in order to effectively communicate our vision,” – Emma Quin, Textile Museum of…

Volunteer SpotlightAndrea Diplock

Volunteer for 15 years

Volunteer SpotlightKathy Paterson

Volunteer for 18 years & former Volunteer Workroom Manager

Volunteer SpotlightHiroko Karuno

Volunteer 30+ years

Volunteer SpotlightTemma Gentles

Volunteer for 14 years

Volunteer SpotlightAnn Posen

Docent for 21 years & former Chair of the Board of Trustees

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