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Introduction

Come to the TMC and participate in a full roster of programming that includes curators’ and artists’ talks, lectures, technical workshops and identification clinics, seminars and family days. Find the program that interests you on our event calendar.

Docent-led public tours of the galleries are available every Sunday and are free with paid admission to the Museum. Tours begin at 2:00 PM at the main entrance. Specialized tours are available for groups. See Group Visits (adults) or School Visits (students and teachers) for more information.

November


BMO Financial Group reDesign 2014

Tuesday, November 4 at 6:30 pm

Join us for an exciting evening to launch an inspired fashion and décor collection created by leading Canadian designers.

Irma Boom: Making Books, Stripes and Art

Wednesday November 5 at 6:30 pm

The Textile Museum of Canada is pleased to present Amsterdam-based designer Irma Boom, acclaimed internationally for her innovative book and graphic design.

Volunteer Appreciation Sale

Wednesday November 19

Active TMC volunteers get double their discount in the TMC Shop!

Antique Appraisals with Bonhams

Saturday November 22 from 10 am to 5 pm

Bring your personal treasures, family heirlooms and lucky finds for a one on one consultation and professional appraisal with leading Bonhams appraisers and specialists.

December


Curator’s Tour: From Ashgabat to Istanbul: Oriental Rugs from Canadian Collections

Wednesday December 3 at 6:30 pm

Join Curator Natalia Nekrassova in the gallery as she identifies key characteristics of the weaving cultures featured in the exhibition.

TMC Members visit the Royal Ontario Museum for FREE!

Saturday December 13 and Sunday December 14, 2014

Textile Museum of Canada Members are invited to enjoy a weekend of exploration and discovery at the Royal Ontario Museum for free!

Haft Paykar: A Tapestry of Tales from a Twelfth Century Persian Romance

Wednesday December 17 at 6:30 pm

Join Ariel Balevi, a storyteller whose repertoire derives from the literary and folklore traditions of Iran, Turkey, and Central Asia, as he recounts some of the tales of the Haft Paykar, an epic romantic poem.

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