If you’re interested in mid-century-modern Scandinavian fashion, Textile Museum of Canada is definitely suited for you. It is the only museum in Canada exhibiting beautiful carpets, quilts ceremonial objects, and clothing from around the world. The Textile Museum started in 1975. At the beginning, the items were firstly shown in a small area in Mirvish Village. Today, that small area has become as an about 25,000 square feet amazing museum. Collections in textile museum are from different countries including places such as Japan, China, Africa, South and Central America, South East and Central Asia, the Pacific and Europe, as well as the U.S and Canada. There are more than twelve thousand beautiful pieces from two hundred countries and regions displaying in this unique museum. Also, the Textile Museum of Canada often has showcases related artwork like basketry and beadwork. So many people are attracted by these themed shows and interesting events.
It’s really suited for people who have an interest about fabrics. You can see all beautiful stuff and learn the history of clothing. There are fine oriental rugs and tapestries from all over the world, a gallery that presents the work of contemporary artists, and the museum, which is so small only a fraction of the collection is on display at any given time. The space is vibrant and interesting.
According to their collections, the Textile Museum of Canada created so many interesting themed shows. Here you can learn the history of the arts and also explore exciting future projects.
Textile Museum of Canada Opening time:
It is open from 11 am to 5 pm between Monday and Sunday except Wednesday from 11 am to 8 pm.
It is definitely worth to check the status of the museum before going. There are some coupons online some times.
Address: It is located on 55 Centre Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2H5, Canada