THE TEXTILE MUSEUM OF CANADA OPENS NEW COLLECTION GALLERY
The Textile Museum of Canada opened its new Collection Gallery on 29 March 2023, with the inaugural installation Gathering, featuring community stories told through its global collection. The installation presents over 40 pieces spanning the 18th to 21st century from the Museum’s permanent collection of over 15,000 objects. Choices of objects, responses, and retellings were gathered via open online calls for reflection, through partnerships with local organisations, and through artists’ interventions. Gathering presents collection objects alongside contemporary artistic outputs through four themes – Migration and Diaspora, Everyday Life, Ancestral Reclamation and Artists’ Responses, and Resilience – that explore the human experience through textiles..................................................
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