Every quilt tells a story. This exhibition shares stories and traditions from the age old practice of quilt making. Quilting exists almost everywhere on the globe, each country, region, culture has its own quilting styles, traditions and techniques that have evolved from varied histories connected with storytelling from generation to generation.
The Museums of Mississauga will be showcasing their Canadian Heritage Quilt Collection alongside quilts shared from residents, private and institutional collections and artists.
Come see quilts at Bradley Museum and Benares Historic House.
Exhibition runs September 9 - February 25, 2018.
Art Bus Tour
On January 28th, 2018 an Art Bus tour will take place from the Gladstone Hotel to the Blackwood Gallery, Museums of Mississauga, and Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant.
To RSVP email email@example.com or call 905-828-3789 by Friday January 26th, 2018.
12pm-12:10pm Bus departs Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St W, Toronto
12:45pm Arrive at Bradley Museum - exhibition tour of A Thread and a Story at Bradley Museum with Camille Turner and Steven Paquette
1:20pm Depart Bradley Museum
1:40pm Arrive at Blackwood Gallery - exhibition tour of #callresponse with Alison Cooley
2:15pm Depart Blackwood Gallery
3:15pm Arrive at Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant - exhibition tour of Kapwani Kiwanga exhibition with Matthew Ryan Smith
3:50pm Depart Glenhyrst
5:00pm Gladstone Hotel
Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, collars were up, and a wedding singer was the coolest guy in the room.
Celebrate all things Scottish at this tea in honour of the life and poetry of Robbie Burns. The Museums of Mississauga proudly welcome the city's Poet Laureate, Paul Edward Costa, to read from the works of Robbie Burns and share a selection of his own writings.
Indulge in the magic of receiving a hug... Created in response to our world that feels increasingly filled with prejudice and hate, A Warm Hug speaks to our primal needs of wanting to be loved and love others by shining its light with everyone without discrimination.
Learn about Mississauga's first black settlers with photographs and Museum artifacts that you can touch and hold. Create a page detailing your own Mississauga settlement story, which will be collected into a book and made available at the Bradley Museum.