Date: October 2, 2019 - March 15, 2020
Artist: Carrie Allison, Omar Badrin, Catherine Blackburn, Emily Jan, Humboldt Magnussen
Curated by: Farah Yusuf


October 2, 2019 - March 15, 2020
Guest Curated by Farah Yusuf
Carrie Allison, Omar Badrin, Catherine Blackburn, Emily Jan, Humboldt Magnussen

'Wild' features work by five emerging Canadian artists who make mischief of neat and tidy systems of classification. Through a range of textile processes and materials, these artists render fabulous flora and fauna that are defiantly aberrant, untamed, and uncultivated.


Join us at the opening reception for 'Wild'!
Wednesday, October 2, 5-7:30 pm

- Visit the exhibition FREE after 5 pm
- 6-7:30pm: Opening reception–artists and guest curator will be present. | Remarks at 6:30 pm

Snacks, a signature cocktail, wine, beer & non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.

Admission to the Textile Museum of Canada is pay-what-you-wish every Wednesday after 5 pm


Please be advised: A porton of this exhibition features flashing images that may effect photosensitive visitors. 

All levels of the museum are accessible by elevator. The exhibition and opening remarks will take place on the 2nd level, while the reception will be held on the mezzanine. Support persons are always welcome free of charge. Service animals may accompany visitors at any time. Wheelchair accessible washrooms are available on the 2nd floor, and gender inclusive washrooms are available on the mezzanine.

ASL interpretation is not available for this event.

The Textile Museum is accessible by TTC on the 505 Dundas bus. The closest accessible TTC Station is St. Patrick’s station. There is an open public parking lot beside the museum and a parking building across the street on Dundas.



Artist Talk with Catherine Blackburn
Thursday October 3, 6–7 pm

Textile Teach-in: Crochet
Saturday October 19, 1–4 pm
Wednesday October 30, 5:30–7:30 pm

Curator’s Tour of Wild
Wednesday November 6, 6–7 pm

Textile Teach-in: Embroidery
Saturday November 9, 1–4 pm
Wednesday November 20, 5:30–7:30 pm

Craft Futures
Wednesday January 22, 6–7:30 pm

Needle Felting Nature: Workshop with Emily Jan
Saturday January 25, 1–5 pm

Textile Teach-in: Helmet Making with Humboldt Magnussen
Saturday February 8, 1–4 pm
Wednesday February 19, 5:30–7:30 pm