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Textiles Close Up — From Ancient to Avant-Garde: Textiles in Montreal


From the Textile Society of America:

Join us for a survey of historic textiles collections and contemporary textile-making in Montreal, Canada. This 2-day Textiles Close Up will provide access to a wide range of collections and institutions, all led by expert curators, researchers and artists. Your visit will include:

  • Montreal Museum of Fine Arts with a behind-the-scenes viewing of Ancient Andean weavings
  • Concordia University for an afternoon exploring the exciting textile work in the Textiles and Materiality Research Cluster at this innovative school.
  • The McCord Museum with a special viewing of First Nation’s textiles
  • Musée de la Mode for a behind-the-scenes viewing of textiles for fashion. 
  • Lunch at a cafe in Montreal's historic district

Registration opens for members on August 7th, and for nonmembers on August 14th. 

For more information and registration, visit this link.