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Textile Museum of Canada Public Talk: Smart Textiles and Emotive Technologies

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 6:30am - 8:00am

Location

Textile Musueum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
Toronto , ON
Canada

Wednesday July 16 at 6:30 pm

Join Marie O'Mahony, Professor of Advanced Fashion and Textiles at OCAD University, for an illustrated talk on the facinating history of smart materials and flexible technologies - and the impace that materials that can interact, communicate and sense have for fashion, art and textiles.

TMC Members & Full-time students FREE; General Admission $15.

Space is limited, advance tickets required. Call 416-599-5321 x2228 to purchase. 

For more detail:

http://www.textilemuseum.ca/apps/index.cfm?page=program.detail&programEventId=1267&areaId=3

 

Mourning the 'War on Terror's' ungrievable casualties

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Certain forms of grief become nationally recognized and amplified, whereas other losses become unthinkable and ungrievable ... A national melancholia, understood as a disavowed mourning, follows upon the erasure from public representations of the names, images, and narratives of those the U.S. has killed. On the other hand, the US's own losses are consecrated in public obituaries that constitute so many acts of nation-building. Some lives are grievable, and others are not ... -- Judith Butler, Precarious Life

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Rewilding Vancouver

March 31, 2014
| A new exhibit at the Museum of Vancouver aims to spark a public conversation about what kind of natural world people want to have around them in Vancouver.
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Workers History Museum display

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 10:00am - Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 4:00pm

Location

Bytown Museum Ottawa, ON
Canada
45° 25' 17.508" N, 75° 41' 49.8948" W

The Workers History Museum will have an all-day display at the Bytown Museum, in Ottawa, on Saturday February 2 and Saturday February 16.

The Workers History Museum is dedicated to the development and preservation of workers’ history and heritage. Our goal is to present, promote, interpret and preserve working class history, heritage and culture with a special emphasis on Ottawa and the Ottawa Valley.

Workers History Museum display

Saturday, February 2, 2013 (All day)

Location

Bytown Museum Ottawa, ON
Canada
45° 25' 17.508" N, 75° 41' 49.8948" W

The Workers History Museum will have an all-day display at the Bytown Museum, in Ottawa.

The Workers History Museum is dedicated to the development and preservation of workers’ history and heritage. Our goal is to present, promote, interpret and preserve working class history, heritage and culture with a special emphasis on Ottawa and the Ottawa Valley.

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| September 2, 2011

Sweetheart: The Mary Pickford Story (by Dean Burry)

Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 7:00pm - Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 1:00pm

Location

Spadina Museum
285 Spadina Road
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 416-392-6910
43° 40' 44.13" N, 79° 24' 31.446" W

This one-woman musical is based on the life and career of "America's Sweetheart" Mary Pickford. Born in Toronto in 1892, Pickford was a founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and a cofounder of United Artist Studios. She is acknowledged as one of the film industry's most important figures and was the first film actor ever to negotiate a million-dollar contract. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy Awards in 1976. Mary Pickford was one of the silent film era's biggest celebrities, achieving international fame. Her life's story echoes many of the trials and tribulations that celebrities continue to experience today. 

TEXTILEcity: Celebrating 35 years of the Textile Museum of Canada

Friday, November 5, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location

St Lawrence Hall
157 King Street East
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 39' 1.0512" N, 79° 22' 20.1144" W

Please join us for a festive evening to meet our new Executive Director, Shauna McCabe, and to hear about the exciting future of the Textile Museum of Canada. Complimentary bar and hors d'oeuvres, as well as silent auction featuring distinctive textiles, contemporary art and sculpture by acclaimed artists including Kai Chan, Barb Hunt and Graeme Patterson.

Proceeds from this event will support the TMC Future Fund. Ticket price includes a one year membership to the TMC. Tax receipts will be issued for the maximum allowed.

Tickets $125

Lecture: Travelogue with Peter Jarrett

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 6:30pm

Location

Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 2H1
Canada
Phone: 416-599-5321
43° 39' 17.3736" N, 79° 23' 13.2072" W

Lecture: Travelogue with Peter Jarrett

Come hear Jarrett's description of his travels and observations of Kuna Yala, where molas are made. His talk will be illustrated with the extraordinary photos he has taken over the last several years while living part-time on his boat off the coast of Panama.

Free for TMC Members and Full-time students, Non-members $15.

Advance tickets may be purchased in person at the TMC's front desk. Please arrive early, seating is limited.

Seminar: Adam's Simple Ration with Stephen Schofield

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location

Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 2H1
Canada
43° 39' 17.3736" N, 79° 23' 13.2072" W

Seminar: Adam's Simple Ration with Stephen Schofield

Spend a day with the artist that includes an illustrated lecture, a walkthrough of the exhibition, and experimentation with eggs to produce temporary sculptures. Test the potential of food as an art-making material and consider the poetic transformations that take place when "Adam's simple ration" is put to use.

Members $50, Non-members $65, Full-time students $40. Materials $8.

Advance registration is required, class size is limited.

To register, call 416-599-5321 x 2221.

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