Home Economics: 150 Years of Canadian Hooked Rugs

Date/Time

Feb 7, 2019 to Apr 23, 2019
10:00 AM until 05:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Description

Home Economics: 150 Years of Canadian Hooked Rugs explores the unique stories and histories that have informed hooked rugs in Canada, the highly recognizable forms of folk art with roots in 19th-century North America. Featuring hooked rugs from the Museum's rich archive of international material culture, the exhibition represents generations of artisanal entrepreneurship, women’s domestic and collective work, as well as rural development in Canada.

Curated by Shauna McCabe, Natalia Nekrassova, Sarah Quinton and Roxane Shaughnessy.

This is a travelling exhibition organized and circulated by the Textile Museum of Canada with the support of the Museums Assistance Program of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

Cost

Free

Location

View map Borealis Gallery
Legislative Assembly Visitor Centre
9820 107 Street
Edmonton, AB

Additional Information

Phone

780-427-7362

Contact name

Visitor Services

Contact email

visitorinfo@assembly.ab.ca

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