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VOLUNTEER ASSOCIATION | Textile Museum of Canada

Volunteers Needed to help with New Show

Dear Textile Museum of Canada Volunteers: Artistry in Silk: The Kimono of Itchiku Kubota opens next Wednesday February 7. We have already noticed strong interest in this exhibition, which includes very valuable … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Craft Sale December 3

Roushell Goldstein, a shop volunteer who is also a fabric artist, creating table runners and bed covers from fabrics that feature indigo and ikat. She is hosting a Christmas & … Continue reading

November 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Textile Treasures Sale This Week

November 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Tribute to Nancy Dillow

by Isabel Ward Nancy Dillow, the last of the original Textile Museum volunteers, has retired after many, many years of hard-working service. Nancy was one of the earliest members to … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Date Correction for New Shop & Reception Training Opportunity

Hello to all shop and reception volunteers…you are all invited to a special training opportunity at the museum . More details will follow but we just wanted to give you … Continue reading

August 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Shop & Reception Training Opportunity

Hello to all shop and reception volunteers…you are all invited to a special training opportunity at the museum. More details will follow but we just wanted to give you a … Continue reading

August 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Volunteer Julia Bryant Launches New Website

“I am very excited to have a new website.  Please check it out at Fibre Fantastics. Cheers, Julia Bryant”

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

“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 … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ikat-Dyed Weaving at Fibre Space

There is an ikat-dyed warp on the floor loom in Fibre Space.  Susan Fohr and the Education Committee  developed this idea to help visitors better understand Kasuri and Ikat techniques … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Join Us At Fibre Space in July & August

Come to Fibre Space on Wednesdays in July and August from 1-4for Thread Journeys.  Members of the Education Committee will be on hand to provide assistance in exploring textile techniques that … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Volunteer Handbook

Textile Museum of Canada Volunteer Handbook
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