Fashion History Lecture Series Coming This Fall!

Fashioning History: Clothing & Society

A Lecture Series by Joseph Hisey Join us for an insightful, informative series that looks at the effect of textiles and clothing on the development of western society. Beginning in the late medieval period, lecturer Joseph Hisey will lead us through a 500-year survey of the socio-economic and political aspects of cloth and its expression through personal identity and dress. His presentations are enlightening, revealing and witty. Tuesday Afternoons 1:30—3:30 October 11 to November 28 $10 per session $70 for the full series of 8 sessions Includes admission to the Museum and all exhibits To register, contact Kayla Droog, Manager of Education & Public Programs by  or call 519-393-5315. Drop-in participation is welcome. Seating is limited to 45.

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Art Quilt Exhibit EXTENDED to Oct. 10!

One more month to see this exhibit! “My Corner of the World” – an exhibition of contemporary art quilts, has had an exceptional run at the Museum. Visitors are calling it “inspiring” and “magical”. Showcasing quilts from across Canada and around the world, this 81-piece exhibition presents the artists’ interpretations of their “corner of the world”.The exhibition travels next to the Thunder Bay Museum. quilts