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VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION | Textile Museum of Canada

August 2012: What’s New at the Museum

TMC Shop: Refresh(ing) Sale
25% off all regular priced stock in August
TMC Volunteers who’ve reached 100 hours qualify for an additional discount


HANDMADE! A DIY Summer Camp @ the TMC
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.


Textile Seminar: Samplers from the TMC Collection
August 22, 6:30 pm
A behind-the-scenes look at samplers from Canada and around the world, focusing on a range of skills and techniques and the ways samplers act as historic and personal documents.


Workshop: Crafting Across the Generations
Rug Hooking
Aug. 25, 1-4 pm
Free with admission


Portable Mosques: The Sacred Space of the Prayer Rug
To Sept. 3, 2012


Dreamland: Textiles and the Canadian Landscape
To Sept. 30, 2012


Sept. 15 – Nov.18, 2012
Wanderlust features contemporary artists Jordan Bennett (Canada), The Color Collective (Canada/USA/France), and NorBlack NorWhite (Canada/India) in dynamic work that combines new media and popular culture with inherited textile traditions.


reDesign 2012
Artists, designers and architects re-imagine Eames-style chairs in support of the Textile Museum of Canada’s exhibitions, collections and public programs.

Wed. Nov. 7, 2012, 6:30 – 9 pm
Hazelton Lanes, 87 Avenue Rd., Toronto
Tickets: $100


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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