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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.

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…

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…

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

Featured ObjectsPrayer Rug (Kilim), T94.2221

Ramadan Mubarak! It’s the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan and to commemorate the occasion, this prayer rug, locally known as kilim, from the Balkan region of Europe is…

Featured ObjectsRain Cape, T89.0180

With rain in the forecast, our Object of the Moment will help protect you from those “April showers!”

Featured ObjectsHooked Rug, T78.0006b

It’s April and Spring is finally here! To celebrate Spring and warmer weather, this hooked rug from the Grenfell Mission is the Object of the Moment.

Featured ObjectsPanel, T85.0301

This week we have chosen this 18th century panel from the El Jadida Province in Morocco.

Featured ObjectsDress, T00.48.4

This beautiful silk cheongsam from China is our Object of the Week!

Featured ObjectsCloth, T91.0145

Happy Easter! To celebrate, this week’s Object of The Week is a William Morris creation, Evenlode, c. 1883-1917, which was featured in our 2016 exhibit “BLISS: Gardens Real and Imagined.”

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