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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…

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.”

Featured ObjectsWall Hanging, T87.0357

Our Object of the Week is featured in JANE KIDD: CURIOUS exhibit, which is at TMC from now until June 10th!

Featured ObjectsHeaddress, T93.0089

To celebrate #InternationalWomensDay, our object of the week is fit for a Queen!

Featured ObjectsCommemorative Cloth, T01X0003

This week, our object of the week post was written by Brenna MacPhee, and she has chosen a kanga cloth from Tanzania!

Featured ObjectsJacket, T86.0753

In honour of the New Lunar Year, our object of the week is a beautiful Chinese embroidered red silk jacket from the 19th century.

Featured ObjectsFriendship Handkerchief, T01.13.3

Happy Valentine’s Day from TMC! Our object of the week is full of love!

Featured ObjectsShirt, T00.33.1

Our Object of the Week was chosen by our new intern from Ryerson University, Emily Mackey.

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