EducationThe Art of Abya Yala – Guillermo Jester

As we continue our exploration of Abya Yala (what it is known today as the American continent) & communities that have direct ties to the museum’s collections, we want to…

EducationArtists-in-Residence Showcase

2023-2024

EducationThe Art of Abya Yala – Marilyn Boror Bor

As we continue our exploration of Abya Yala (what it is known today as the American continent) and we prepare for upcoming exhibitions, working alongside with communities that have direct…

NewsOne-Week Artist Retreat at Howe Island (Summer 2024)

This is a unique opportunity for one emerging or mid-career textile artist to make space for their practice, explore new artistic directions in a natural environment, and have the opportunity…

EducationLooking at Textiles and Textile Representation in the art of Abya Yala as a Form of Resistance Against Colonial Erasure

Latin America as a region is a colonial construct created by Europeans to refer to some of their colonies in what the Guna people referred to as Abya Yala (what…

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Unlock the richness of our exhibitions, programming, and Textile Learning Hub with Institutional Memberships at the Textile Museum of Canada!

GatheringElla Wright: Here I am Here

Here I am Here is  a video (5m 57s) by feminist artist Ella Wright in response to four pieces from the collection featured below.     Here I Am Here is…

EducationCommunity Makers with Access Alliance

Having agency towards our stories, making art from our memories – Destinie Adélakun

GatheringPaola Torres Núñez del Prado: The Sonic Waraca

As part of the digital component of Gathering, the Textile Museum partnered with the collective Mending the Museum. Paola Torres Núñez del Prado was one of six artists invited to…

Gatheringkaya joan: Deep Blue

As part of the digital component of Gathering, the Textile Museum partnered with the curatorial collective Mending the Museum. kaya joan was one of six artists invited to interpret pieces…

GatheringShaheer Zazai: Digital Images

As part of the digital component of Gathering, the Textile Museum partnered with the collective Mending the Museum. Shaheer Zazai was one of six artists invited to interpret pieces from…

GatheringKhadija Aziz: Fragments of the Kashmiri Shawl

As part of the digital component of Gathering, the Textile Museum partnered with the collective Mending the Museum. Khadija Aziz was one of six artists invited to interpret pieces from…

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