Explore our archive of past exhibitions.
September 20, 2017–February 25, 2018
Tied, Dyed and Woven presents the conceptual and technical mastery of ikat dyers and weavers from seven Latin American countries over the last 100 years.
July 12, 2017 – January 21, 2018
Diligence and Elegance: The Nature of Japanese Textiles presents over 40 textiles and garments from the Textile Museum of Canada’s collection of 19th and 20th century artifacts made in Japan for both everyday and occasional use.
April 5–September 4, 2017
Huicholes – A People Walking Towards the Light showcases the art and lives of the Huicholes, an Indigenous group from western Mexico whose history dates back 15,000 years.
February 22 – June 25, 2017
Kind Words Can Never Die presents an extraordinary collection of Victorian needlework mottos stitched by anonymous women and girls in the mid- to late-19th century.
Portraits and Collections is the culmination of an ongoing project by Toronto artist Katherine Knight. Her multi-dimensional documentation of Jane Webster’s highly personal textile collection and its rural Nova Scotian setting examines the idiosyncrasies of a handcraft craze that was all the rage in Canada 150 years ago.
Portraits and Collections is a Primary Exhibition of the 2017 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.