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TMC Book Club
The TMC Book Club will discuss The Sixteen Pleasures by Robert Hellenga, at its next meeting, Thursday, March 24 at 5:30 pm on the Mezzanine.

Silk Oasis on the Silk Road: Bukhara
Opening reception: March 23, 6:30 pm
Exhibition: March 23 – Sept. 25
Curator’s tour: April 27, 6:30 pm
Curated by Natalia Nekrassova and featuring a colourful selection of Central Asian ikats and embroidered silks

Curator’s Tour: Kai Chan: A Spider’s Logic
March 30, 6:30 pm
Join Sarah Quinton in the galleries for a tour of Kai Chan: A Spider’s Logic.

The Patterned Imagination: Toronto Artist Kai Chan in a Global Milieu
April 6, 6 pm
Join Sarah Quinton for an evening of conversation, debate and art appreciation focusing on the work of Kai Chan and his contemporaries.

Digital Piano Performance: Resonating Reflections with Lee Pui Ming
April 13, 6:30 pm
Lee Pui Ming is an improvising pianist and composer. She will play a concert of improvisations inspired by the landscape, breadth and breath of Kai Chan’s work.

Textile Seminar: Silk Textiles from Around the World
May 11, 6:30 pm
A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at artifacts from the TMC’s collection with curators Natalia Nekrassova and Roxane Shaughnessy.

Magic Squares: The Patterned Imagination of Muslim Africa in Contemporary Culture
Friday May 20
Opening Reception 5 – 7 pm
Artist Panel 7:30 – 9 pm
Join artists Jamelie Hassan, Tim Whiten, Alia Toor and Hamid Kachmar after the opening reception of Magic Squares for a discussion of the intersections between their work and the richly diverse patterned imagination of Muslim Africa. Co-produced with Subtle Technologies and the Institute for Ismaili Studies.

For a complete list of Textile Museum of Canada exhibitions, programs and events, visit the TMC website.

About Strand News

Strand News is the online meeting place for members of the Volunteer Association of the Textile Museum of Canada. Our annual fundraisers, including the Textile Bazaar, support Museum programs and exhibitions.


This entry was posted on March 12, 2011 by in Uncategorized.

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