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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.

April


Talking Points: Rug Collectors

Wednesday April 8 at 6:30 pm

Join us for a gallery walk through and reception with Curator Natalia Nekrassova and local rug collectors who have loaned pieces to the exhibition From Ashgabat to Istanbul.

Textile Seminar: Chinese Garments from the TMC Collection

Wednesday April 22 at 6:30 pm

Join TMC curators for a behind-the-scenes exploration of the TMC’s extensive collection of Chinese garments.

May


Exhibition Tour Artist Textiles: Highlights

Saturday, May 2 - 2pm

Join Dennis Nothdruft, curator of London’s Fashion and Textile Museum, for an introduction to the ideas that informed the production of the unique textiles featured in the Artist Textiles exhibition.

More Than Just a Yardage Sale

Friday, May 29, 11-6 and Saturday, May 30, 11-2

More Than Just a Yardage Sale organized by the Museum’s Volunteer Association, raising significant funds in support of Museum programming. The sale features an abundant selection of fabric, linens, quilting supplies, patterns, yarn at bargain prices.

June


TMC 40TH Anniversary Lecture and Dinner with Blake Gopnik

Wednesday June 3rd, 6 pm

Blake Gopnik will discuss the place that textiles had in the life and career of Andy Warhol. Both the lecture and dinner with Blake Gopnik that follows will take place at Victoria University, at the University of Toronto.

Opening Reception for Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray

Wednesday June 10, 6:30 to 8pm

Join us for the opening reception for the new exhibition, Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray Everyone Welcome.

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