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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.

NewsIt’s in the Bag

Join us virtually March 15–25 for an auction full of surprises, suspense, and secret treasures! Hosted by the Textile Museum of Canada, It’s in the Bag will celebrate bold, beautiful…

NewsEquity, Diversity, and Inclusion Update: February 2021 

In solidarity with Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities, the Textile Museum of Canada made a public statement on June 12, 2020 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement; a movement that has challenged…

EducationCuriously Crafting – A Conversation with Tau Lewis

Hello there! I’m Justice Stacey, the Museum’s Educator in Residence—welcome to Curiously Crafting, a journey into the wonderfully wide world of textiles. Through the stories of three textile artists and…

EducationInternship Check-In Part 2: Public Engagement and Communications Internship Team

The Textile Museum of Canada is dedicated to mentoring emerging arts and culture professionals. For Part Two of our Internship Check-In we are introducing three colleagues: Madeleine Ghesquiere, Defne Inceoglu…

EducationCuriously Crafting – A Conversation with Audie Murray

By Justice Stacey Hello there! I’m Justice, the Museum’s Educator in Residence and I’d like to welcome you to Curiously Crafting, a journey into the wonderfully wide world of textiles.…

EducationInternship Check-In Part 1: Education and Development Assistants

The Textile Museum of Canada is dedicated to mentoring emerging arts and culture professionals. This week, we caught up with two of our colleagues, Karina Roman and Jordan Fee.

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…

Education#MuseumFromHome: Create Your Own Repeating Pattern

  Photography Darren Rigo ‘Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios” Installation Shot. Photo by Darren Rigo.   Learn to create repeat patterns and how to make your own printing block using…

Exhibitions#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…

Education#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.

VolunteeringNational 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.  

EducationMask-making during COVID-19

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

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 ReleaseAnna 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 ReleaseThe 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…

VolunteeringAndrea Diplock

Volunteer for 15 years

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