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May: What’s New at the Museum

Dreamland Textile Museum of Canada

Dreamland: Textiles and the Canadian Landscape
May 23 – Sept. 30, 2012
Opening reception: May 23, 6:30-8 pm

Landmark Canadian artifacts from the Museum’s permanent collections are integrated with the work of contemporary Canadian artists creating a dialogue of personal and cultural expressions across time and space. Read More…

 This exhibit is supported by TMC Volunteers

Museum Shop Stockroom Sale
May 25 & 26
Save up to 50% on selected books, vintage textiles, home décor and fashion accessories.



Book Launch
May 30, 6:30 pm
The Toronto debut of GWG: Piece by Piece, by Canadian author Catherine C. Cole.
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Seminar: Canadian Textiles
Wed. June 13, 6:30 pm
Join curators Natalia Nekrassova and Roxane Shaughnessy for a behind-the-scenes look at artifacts from the TMC’s Canadian collection focusing on the rich stories and histories behind each unique piece.
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Curator’s Tour: Perpetual Motion: Material Reuse in the Spirit of Thrift, Utility and Beauty
Wed. June 20, 6:30 pm
Join Roxane Shaughnessy in the galleries for a tour of the exhibition.
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HANDMADE! A DIY Summer Camp @ the TMC
July 16 – 20 or August 20 – 24
Kids can spend some time offline this summer and craft their own creative experiences at the TMC’s Summer Camp. Hands-on activities: weaving, beading, sewing, printing and knitting.
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Portable Mosques: The Sacred Space of the Prayer Rug
To Sept. 3, 2012
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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.


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