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Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Lecture with Robert Shaw
Quilts As Art: A History

Contrary to popular belief, the earliest European and American quilts were not made from scraps but from expensive materials, and were special pieces intended for use by guests or as gifts that memorialized significant occasions. Based on his critically acclaimed book, American Quilts: The Democratic Art, independent scholar and curator Robert Shaw will present a history of such textiles and provide a context for the contemporary artist-made quilts in the exhibition.

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Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Hodgepodge: Making it Happen!
Lecture with Nancy Crow

In this richly illustrated lecture, celebrated quiltmaker Nancy Crow will cover the three cornerstones of her creative life: developing her acclaimed studio practice; curating two major traveling exhibitions including Color Improvisations 2; and building her new studio in rural Baltimore, Ohio.

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Friday, June 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

A Special Evening with Quiltmaker and Curator Nancy Crow

Join us for an intimate wine and cheese reception and gallery tour with Nancy Crow, curator of Color Improvisations 2. Guests will be treated to lively conversation as Nancy shares her thoughts and observations about the quilts in the exhibition.

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Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

Join Barb Mortell for a two-day workshop inspired by the approach of Nancy Crow. Barb will guide participants in explorations of line and colour. At the end of the workshop participants will have completed a small quilt top that can serve as a jumping off point for more study. 

Participants are asked to bring their own sewing machine, rotary cutting mat and cutter, sharp scissors, thread, seam ripper and sketchbook. All fabric will be provided. Some sewing machines are available for this workshop - please request at time of registration.

Please email events@textilemuseum.ca with any questions.

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Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 12:00pm

Introducing New Gift Passes! 

The perfect gift for the museum lover in your life, each pass is good for one general admission for the day to the Textile Museum of Canada. 

  • One general admission for the day, per card
  • 10% off the Museum Shop 
  • Shipping is Free!

Looking for corporate gifting ideas? Buy in bulk and automatically save! Just select the quanitity you need in the shopping cart and the discount will be reflexed at checkout. 

  • Orders of 10 or more: $12 each
  • Orders of 20 or more: $10 each

Gift Passes are also available at our Front Receiption Desk during museum hours. 

Any Questions? Please contact us at (416) 599-5321