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May 28, 2014
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Mourning the 'War on Terror's' ungrievable casualties

Azeezah Kanji
What is at stake in the question of which deaths we mark and mourn and which we marginalize and ignore? The National September 11 Memorial Museum and drone warfare are a reminder of this question.
Podcast
Mar 31, 2014

Rewilding Vancouver

Redeye
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.
Blog
Sep 2, 2011
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Government arts grants: Preaching to the choir?

Andrea Carson
With all this talk of financial reform, from the global to the municipal levels (hello, Rob Ford), maybe it's time we looked at whether the granting system in Canada could use some reform of its own.
Event

Workers History Museum display

Feb 2, 2013 to Feb 16, 2013
Bytown Museum Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 17.508" N, 75° 41' 49.8948" W
Ontario CA
The Workers History Museum will have an all-day display at the Bytown Museum, in Ottawa, on Saturday February 2 and Saturday February 16.
Event

Workers History Museum display

Feb 2, 2013
Bytown Museum Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 17.508" N, 75° 41' 49.8948" W
Ontario CA
The Workers History Museum will have an all-day display at the Bytown Museum, in Ottawa.
Event

Sweetheart: The Mary Pickford Story (by Dean Burry)

Feb 11, 2011 to Feb 27, 2011
Spadina Museum
285 Spadina Road
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 44.13" N, 79° 24' 31.446" W
Ontario CA
This one-woman musical is based on the life and career of “America’s Sweetheart” Mary Pickford.
Event

Lecture: Travelogue with Peter Jarrett

Oct 20, 2010
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H1 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 17.3736" N, 79° 23' 13.2072" W
Ontario CA
Come hear Jarrett’s description of his travels and observations of Kuna Yala, where molas are made.
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Seminar: Adam's Simple Ration with Stephen Schofield

Sep 8, 2010
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H1 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 17.3736" N, 79° 23' 13.2072" W
Ontario CA
Spend a day with the artist that includes an illustrated lecture, a walkthrough of the exhibition, and experimentation with eggs to produce temporary sculptures.
Event

Film Screening: Michel Perrin's Molakana: Sewing the World

Sep 22, 2010
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H1 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 17.3736" N, 79° 23' 13.2072" W
Ontario CA
Come see views of the San Blas Islands and bright scenes of molas being made in this homage to Kuna women and their artwork.
Event

Seminar: Rogue Embroidery with David R. Harper

Aug 14, 2010
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H1 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 17.3736" N, 79° 23' 13.2072" W
Ontario CA
Spend a day with the artist and explore embroidery as a creative and experimental method of expression where patterns, drawings, and images can be transferred and embroidered onto various surfaces.
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Lecture: Mangoes on Fabric with Sartaj Kaur

May 19, 2010
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue @ University Avenue and Dundas Street
M5G 2H5 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 17.3736" N, 79° 23' 13.2072" W
CA
Sartaj Kaur will give a talk on the unique textile art of Kashmir.
Event

More Than Just a Yardage Sale

May 28, 2010 to May 29, 2010
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue @ University Avenue and Dundas Street
M5G 2H5 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 17.3736" N, 79° 23' 13.2072" W
CA
The Textile Museum of Canada's annual More Than Just A Yardage Sale
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Exploring pattern structures with Judith Tinkl

Oct 17, 2009
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H5 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 15.786" N, 79° 23' 12.5556" W
Ontario CA
In this workshop, play with design using coloured paper shapes, graph paper and the structures seen in the Kaleidoscope exhibition, and discover how understanding pattern can enhance your work.
Event

Opening reception for Suzanne Swannie Danish modern textile

Jul 22, 2009
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Ave.
M5G 2H5 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 15.768" N, 79° 23' 12.6276" W
CA
Suzanne Swannie is a Halifax-based designer and weaver who creates functional textiles, tapestries and large architectural installations for private and public environments.
Event

Artist talk with Suzanne Swannie

Jul 22, 2009
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H5 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 15.768" N, 79° 23' 12.6276" W
CA
Suzanne Swannie is a professional textile artist, designer and teacher. See her weavings, tapestries, and textile installations in Danish Modern.
Event

Textile Museum curator's tour

Jul 8, 2009
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H5 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 15.768" N, 79° 23' 12.6276" W
Ontario CA
Join Allyson Mitchell in the galleries for a tour of When Women Rule the World: Judy Chicago in Thread and She Will Always Be Younger Than Us.
Event

More Than Just a Yardage Sale

May 29, 2009 to May 30, 2009
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H5 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 15.768" N, 79° 23' 12.6276" W
Ontario CA
Bargain-hunting fibre addicts will descend on the TMC for the annual More Than Just A Yardage Sale.
Event

Film Screening: 24 Stitches Per Second

Jun 24, 2009
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H5 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 15.768" N, 79° 23' 12.6276" W
CA
See the handiwork and labour of textile art translated into film in this program of short films curated by Allyson Mitchell
Event

Curator’s Tour

Jun 17, 2009
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H5 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 15.768" N, 79° 23' 12.6276" W
CA
Join Patricia Bentley in the galleries for a tour of The Cutting Edge
Event

Interchange: World Dress

Jun 10, 2009
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
M5G 2H5 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 15.768" N, 79° 23' 12.6276" W
CA
Join Betty Michaud, Professor and Coordinator of Fashion Arts program at Seneca; and Kathy Cleaver, Professor Emeritus in the School of Fashion at Ryerson University, for a lively interchange
Event

Seminar: How to Use knitPro with Cat Mazza

Jun 6, 2009
Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue M5G 2H5
M5G 2H5 Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 15.768" N, 79° 23' 12.6276" W
CA
Artist Cat Mazza will discuss knitPro - a web application that translates digital images into knit, crochet, needlepoint and cross-stitch patterns

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