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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Presence is a year-long program funded by the City of Mississauga. Throughout the program, residents were invited to participate in workshops, exhibitions, and performances, to explore storytelling and uncover the city's cultural identities.
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The Museums of Mississauga and Mississauga Celebration Square have partnered to invite a Curator or team of Curators who identify as BIPOC to develop a project that engages with the community to be delivered in 2022.