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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…

Press ReleasesPrinted Textiles from Kinngait Studios

November 21, 2019 TORONTO – This December, the Textile Museum of Canada is excited to mount a landmark exhibition at the turn of our 45th anniversary. Printed Textiles from Kinngait…

Press ReleasesCreative in Residence Program

CREATIVE IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2019, 5 PM The Creative in Residence program at the Textile Museum of Canada invites three emerging professionals – an artist,…

Press ReleasesCall for submissions: The Melissa Levin Emerging Artist Award

The 3rd Melissa Levin Emerging Artist Award will help take your work to the next level!

Press ReleasesTapestry of Spirit: The Torah Stitch by Stitch Project

The Torah Stitch by Stitch Project began as an ambitious and inclusive social project to create a cross-stitched representation of the Torah.

Press ReleasesCommunity Voices Exhibitions

Encouraging creative expression and supporting skills-based learning for individuals from under served communities, Community Voices features art work made during immersive hands-on workshops led by local textile artists.

Press ReleasesNadia Myre: Balancing Acts, Opening April 24 2019

Balancing Acts is a selection of artwork made over the last ten years and marks Myre’s first major solo exhibition in Toronto. This exhibition is a Primary Exhibition of the…

Press ReleasesThe Doll Project: #sewmuchheart

The Textile Museum of Canada is partnering with Project Sunshine Canada for a new fundraising initiative in support of family-oriented programs at both organizations.

Press ReleasesManidoominensagemin [we are beading in Toronto] Beading Symposium Program

[we are beading in Toronto] is a beading symposium organized by the Textile Museum of Canada an Lisa Myers.

Press ReleasesMeet Catherine Blackburn and Meera Sethi, winners of the 2018 Melissa Levin Emerging Artist Award!

Now in it’s second year, The Melissa Levin Emerging Artist Award helps emerging artists conduct self-directed activities such as art production, apprenticeships, residencies, and research.

Press Releases2018 at a glance

This year we profiled contemporary and historic Japanese textiles with two major thematic exhibitions on the occasion of the 90th Anniversary of Japan-Canada diplomatic relations in 2018.

Press ReleasesBeads, they’re sewn so tight

The Textile Museum of Canada is pleased to present Beads, they’re sewn so tight, a new exhibition of work by four contemporary artists who innovate in the field of beading…

Press ReleasesTextile Museum of Canada announces The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, as Honorary Patron

The Textile Museum of Canada is pleased to announce that The Lieutenant of Ontario, The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell has granted her Honorary Patronage to the Museum.

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