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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.

NewsNew bilingual (French/English) publication demonstrates the extraordinary creative output of New Brunswick artist Anna Torma

Toronto, ON….. Join us in celebrating the launch of the exhibition catalogue, Anna Torma: Permanent Danger. Meet artist Anna Torma and catalogue contributors Emily Falvey, Anne Koval, and Sarah Quinton…

NewsTextile Museum of Canada Recognized with National Award for the “ᖃᓪᓗᓈᖅᑕᐃᑦ ᓯᑯᓯᓛᕐᒥᑦ Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios” Exhibition

Toronto, ON…. The Textile Museum of Canada (the Museum) and partner the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative (WBEC) have been recognized with the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Museums:…

ExhibitionsThe Textile Museum of Canada Presents Sheridan College Textiles Graduate Showcase

Threads of Meaning from May 27 – June 18, 2022

NewsTextile Museum of Canada Curatorial Director, Sarah Quinton, Leaving Museum after 27 Years of Service

TORONTO, CANADA – The Textile Museum of Canada (the Museum) announces the departure of our colleague and friend, Curatorial Director, Sarah Quinton. Her last day will be Thursday, May 19,…

NewsTextile Museum of Canada Appoints New Director and CEO, Kirsten Kamper

The Board of Trustees of the Textile Museum of Canada (the Museum) is pleased to announce its new Director and CEO, Kirsten Kamper, effective May 2, 2022. The search was…

NewsMystery Never Looked This Good The Textile Museum of Canada Launches Annual Fundraiser: It’s in the Bag March 21 – 31, 2022

TORONTO, ON… From March 21 – 31, 2022 the Textile Museum of Canada (the Museum) will host its annual fundraising event, It’s in the Bag; a fabulous online auction that…

ExhibitionsThe Textile Museum of Canada presents the exhibition Aïda Muluneh: Water Life in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Toronto, ON…. The Textile Museum of Canada announces the exhibition Aïda Muluneh: Water Life in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, with additional support from Partners in Art, and Project…

NewsInternational Day of the Volunteer

International Volunteer Day is on December 5, and we are excited to celebrate it a little early today with a special announcement!  For the second year running, one of our volunteers was short-listed for a…

NewsThe Textile Museum of Canada’s Holiday Gift Guide Features Canadian Makers and Sustainable Products

This holiday season, the Textile Museum of Canada (the Museum) is thrilled to feature sustainable and fair-trade products, new lines from Canadian makers, and popular items from current exhibitions in…

NewsEmma Quin, Director & CEO, Textile Museum of Canada, announces departure from the Museum in April 2022.

Emma Quin, Director & CEO, Textile Museum of Canada, announces departure from the Museum in April 2022, marking five years with the organization. The Search Committee of the Board of Trustees…

NewsTextile Museum of Canada seeks new Director & CEO

Boston-based search firm Arts Consulting Group (ACG) has been retained by the Textile Museum of Canada to aide in the search for its next director and CEO.

NewsHoneywell Selected by the Textile Museum of Canada to Help Improve Indoor Air Quality

Textile Museum of Canada (the Museum), the only museum in Canada dedicated to exploring the human experience through textiles, is working with Honeywell (Nasdaq: HON) to create a healthier museum…

News$149,800 OTF Grant Supports the Textile Museum of Canada with Digital Content, Building Safety, and Renovations

Earlier this year, the Textile Museum of Canada (the Museum) was thrilled to learn it was receiving a $149,800 Resilient Communities Fund grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). The funds have helped support the renovation of its physical spaces to increase safety and create more virtual…

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