First Nations Stitchery: An Exhibit

A special exhibit of stitchery by Indigenous people is being prepared to complement the presentations by the Royal School of Stitchery and show work that is uniquely Canadian.

It will be left on view and open to the public at no charge from Tuesday to Friday, May 31st to June 3rd, and again on Sunday, June 5th, 2016 from 12:30 to 4:00pm, or by appointment at other times within the Archives and Museum on the lower level of the Cathedral Centre, 65 Church Street, Toronto. Everyone is welcome to see an incredible exhibit of work from across Canada dating back to 1800 up to the present day.

This special exhibit will demonstrate traditions associated with Canada. It will feature work from various regions of the country, including a beaded blanket from northern British Columbia, moose hair embroidery from the Great Lakes region, beaded stoles from the Six Nations, a story quilt from Curve Lake, plus samples of early works from within the collection of the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court Palace.

For further information contact Nancy Mallett 416-364-7865 x *233 The Cathedral Church of St. James is located at 65 Church Street (at King).