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Friday, January 25, 2019 - 10:00am to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 4:30pm

[we are beading in Toronto]

January 25-27, 2019

Textile Museum of Canada


Manidoominensagemin Toronto is a beading symposium organized by the Textile Museum of Canada and Lisa Myers. This symposium is being held in conjunction with the exhibition Beads, they’re sewn so tight, guest curated by Lisa Myers.

The symposium is intended to contribute to and build on the scholarship around contemporary Indigenous art with a focus on beading techniques and quillwork; through making and learning together, opportunities will be created for the exchange of knowledge and the building of community.

Hands-on workshops will include bead embroidery (Katie Longboat), quillwork (Brenda Lee and Jean Marshall), and moose hair tufting (Marie Brunelle). Alexandra Kahsenniio Nahwegahbow, Franchesca Hebert Spence, and Lisa Myers will lead sessions that engage with scholarship surrounding these activities. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from each other and work on their own projects with support from facilitators Lisa Myers, Bev Koski, Katie Longboat, Jean Marshall, and Olivia Whetung at the community table.

 
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 10:00am to Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 4:30pm

[we are beading in Toronto]

January 25-27, 2019

Textile Museum of Canada: 55 Centre Ave, Toronto, ON


Manidoominensagemin Toronto is a beading symposium organized by the Textile Museum of Canada and Lisa Myers. This symposium is being held in conjunction with the exhibition Beads, they’re sewn so tight, guest curated by Lisa Myers.

The symposium is intended to contribute to and build on the scholarship around contemporary Indigenous art with a focus on beading techniques and quillwork; through making and learning together, opportunities will be created for the exchange of knowledge and the building of community.

Hands-on workshops will include bead embroidery (Katie Longboat), quillwork (Brenda Lee and Jean Marshall), and moose hair tufting (Marie Brunelle). Alexandra Kahsenniio Nahwegahbow, Franchesca Hebert Spence, and Lisa Myers will lead sessions that engage with scholarship surrounding these activities. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from each other and work on their own projects with support from facilitators Lisa Myers, Bev Koski, Katie Longboat, Jean Marshall, and Olivia Whetung at the community table.

Break Price Tickets are for those for whom paying the full price would create a hardship

If you are interested in a fee-waiver scholarship, please complete this application form and submit by December 10, 2018, 5pm EST. A committee will review the applications and scholarship recipients will be notified by December 17, 2018

 
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 
  • NO EXPIRATION DATE!!
  • 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 Reception Desk during museum hours. 

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