Common Threads: May 2024

7 May 2024

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A round-up of goings-on in fibre and textile arts and crafts across Canada.

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Alberta Craft is calling for exhibition proposals for the 2025 lineup at the Alberta Craft Discovery Gallery in Edmonton.

The inagural Knit City Toronto will be held May 18–19, 2024, at the Westin Harbour Castle.

(We’re sad to miss it, but will be there in spirit!)

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The Craft Ontario 2024 Craft Awards application is now open, with a deadline of Monday, June 3, 2024.

There are eighteen awards open for application. Successful recipients will be included in the 2024 Craft Award Recipient Group Exhibition, from October 7–November 3, 2024. 

Craft Ontario is also seeking proposals for solo and two-person exhibitions to take place in the Craft Ontario Gallery, 1106 Queen St West, Toronto, in the 2025 calendar year.

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The Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador will be hosting the Made in Canada: Sustainable Fibre Arts Conference 2024, September 19–23, 2024, in Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

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