“Tied, Dyed and Woven” Inservice tour

For Textile Museum of Canada Volunteers:

Our next exhibition, “Tied, Dyed and Woven: Ikat Textiles from Latin America,” curated by Roxane Shaughnessy, will open on September 19. The exhibition features textiles from Mexico, Guatemala, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile that celebrate the continuing importance of ikat expressions within these cultural traditions, in the marketplace and contemporary fashion.

 Please join us on Friday, August 18 at 10 am or Thursday, August 24 at 1 pm for an information session to learn more about the exhibition. These sessions are an opportunity for all staff and volunteers to prepare to respond to visitors’ questions about upcoming exhibitions, as well as provide directions for personal research. Refreshments will be served after each session to provide an opportunity for staff and volunteers across the Museum to connect and delve deeper into various aspects of the exhibition content.

Inservice gallery tours of the exhibition will take place on Wednesday, September 20 at 10 am and Friday, September 22 at 10 am.

Please note that the public reception for “Tied, Dyed and Woven” will be held on Tuesday September 19 from 6:30 – 8pm. Mark your calendars!

We look forward to seeing you all at these sessions. Please forward to this opportunity to your volunteer groups.

Susan Fohr

Education Programs Coordinator

Textile Museum of Canada

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s