Saturday, May 10, 2008

MCCT annual Student Show: May 15-June 20

The Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles invites you to the annual student show with a focus on our finishing students’ works :

Sabine PICHON collection of rugs and cushions (weaving)

Claude LABERGE collection of rugs (weaving and felting)

Ruby TAGNEY collection of blankets for children (weaving and embroideries)

Zent KEYMOLE collection of accessories for men (knitting)

Nadia VILLENEUVE collection of garments for women (knitting)

Sophie LAFRENIÈRE collection of handbags (weaving)

The opening takes place on Thursday, May 15th at 5 pm and the exhibition will continue until June 20th, 2008.

The Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles

5800 St. Denis Street, suite 501

Montréal -Metro Rosemont

The Gallery is open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4:30 pm. It will also be open on Monday May 19th, a public holiday.

This exhibit is also the occasion to admire more works created during this past year by all studentsand interns of the MCCT.

The opening is taking place on Thursday, May 15th at 5 pm. During the opening ceremony, the
MCCT will announce the winner of 2008 Prix Lucien-Desmarais award. This annual award was created to recognize and reward emerging artists in the field of contemporary textile. This prize has been created to pay homage to Lucien Desmarais (1925-1988), a weaver who has been a pioneer and a strong defender of contemporary textile creation in Quebec. In 2007, Émilie Desmeules have won this prestigious prize.

The Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles is a centre dedicated to the creation, research and promotion of contemporary textiles. To know more about its activities, visit MCCT website at

Other shows opening in May:

Janet Morton’s knitted works, Better Homes and Gardens. opens at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery May 9th - July 16 2008

Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery (The Gallery is located in the Centre In The Square)
101 Queen Street North
Kitchener, ON
N2H 6P7

Focus on Quilts

with the The Grand National quilt exhibition Presented annually by the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery and Joseph Schneider Haus Museum, The Grand National celebrates the beauty and creativity of quilt-making from across Canada, with more than 60 works on display. This year’s theme, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, challenges Canadian quilters to reveal their thoughts on time and its meanings in their live's
You can also visit our web site at to download a full exhibition catalogue or to learn more about our Gallery activities.

to get a schedule of Quilt exhibitions happening across Canada you can check out the

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