Lectures

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Pattern Book, Downing Collection at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 19:00 - 20:30

Annual Veronika Gervers Memorial Lecture

Dr. Philip Sykas from Manchester Metropolitan University, will look at the market for British printed garment textiles that grew alongside radical technological and design changes in the period 1780-1880.

Sarah Thornton, Author of  33 Artists in 3 Acts.
Thursday, October 30, 2014 | 19:00 - 20:30

ROM Contemporary Culture in partnership with the Canadian Art Foundation International Speaker Series present:

Sarah Thornton

Love & Treasure by Ayelet Waldman
Sunday, November 2, 2014 | 19:30 - 20:30

34th Annual Holocaust Education Week, Opening Lecture

FREE.  RSVP Required. 
Seating is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Qasab fragment with ducks and parrots Gauzy linen tabby with silk and gold tapestry Egypt Mid-11th century 980.78.111.A Wilkinson Collection, Gift of Albert and Federico Friedberg
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | 19:00 - 20:30

Luxury textiles were indispensible symbols of status, wealth and power at imperial courts across the vast Islamic lands from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 19:00 - 21:00

ROM 100 Speaks

Join The Fashion Doctors, Alexandra Palmer and Timo Rissanen as they take you through the creation of  a garment from start to finish.

Tiraz fragment Linen tabby with silk tapestry Egypt 996 - 1021
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 | 19:00 - 20:30

This lecture charts the varied ways in which social interaction with textiles and their production informed the fabric of life of women in medieval Cairo.

Ikat shawl with painted inscription Cotton tabby with warp ikat pattern, ink, gold leaf Yemen 10th century 970.364.19
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 20:00 - 21:00

Pre-registration is required.  Ticket sales will not be available at the door.

Georges Brossard, a self-taught entomologist, writer, and advocate baseed in Quebec. Brossard
Saturday, November 22, 2014 | 13:30 - 14:45

Free. RSVP Required.

Fourth Annual Qiumby F. Hess Lecture. Everyone Welcome.

Road Ecology: A National Agenda for Canada - Conference November 27 & 28, 2014, Ottawa, Ontario
Thursday, November 27, 2014 | 09:00 - 17:00

The Ontario Road Ecology Group and partners present Road Ecology: A National Agenda for Canada.