ROM Textiles & Fashions

From prehistory through to the present day, textile production has been a fundamental part of human existence. ROM Textiles & Fashions presents the rich heritage of textiles and fashion from around the world, drawing on the ROM’s collection of 50,000 fragile and sensitive objects and our extensive curatorial expertise. Rotating exhibits of weaving, needlework, printed and archaeological textiles, and silks related stories that interweave cultures and societies and record intimate histories, politics and ingenious innovation.

ROM Textiles & Fashions explores the fascinating world of global textiles and fashions.

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Pattern Book, Downing Collection at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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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.

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Ancient Greece, Canadian Art, Dinosaurs, and Wildlife Photography - each week ROM experts take one theme and run with it! Included with Museum admission.

Introducing Discovery Corners - themed days of intimate, pop up activations staged within various galleries, designed to educate, entertain and enhance the family experience at the Museum!

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Julia Matthews, Currelly Society