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Toronto Slow Art Day - Textile Museum of Canada - April 28, 2012

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Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

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Slow Art is free and run by volunteers. You pay only your museum admission (if any) and buy your own lunch.
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Textile Museum of Canada

Art viewing: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch: 1:00 PM - 2.00 PM
Textile Museum Mezzanine 

Host: Tara Bursey 

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View 5 pre-selected objects from the museum's permanent collection on view in the exhibitions Portable Mosques: The Sacred Space of the Prayer Rug and Perpetual Motion: Material Reuse in the Spirit of Thrift, Utility and Beauty.  Afterwards, attendees will gather in the Mezzanine for lunch to discuss the objects.  Feel free to bring food for sharing and textiles from your own personal collection that employ reused materials for show-and tell, discussion and admiration!

Note: All food must be left in the Mezzanine before entering the second floor museum galleries.

About the host:  Tara Bursey is an multidisciplinary artist and aspiring curator.  Her work encompasses sculpture and installation, craft, drawing, self-publishing and performance.  Last summer, she was a Curatorial Assistant at the Textile Museum of Canada.  She began studies in Criticism and Curatorial Practice at OCAD University in 2009 and recently returned from a semester of study in the Art History department at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, USA.

Slow Art Day is a worldwide celebration of art that encourages people to look at art SLOWLY – and thereby experience art in a new way. You can see more about Slow Art Day and the mission behind it on our website:

As Slow Art Day approaches, you’ll hear from your host with more information, as well as instructions about what to do when you arrive for Slow Art Day.

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Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2H5

Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

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Fresno Art Museum

The Fresno Art Museum is located in the heart of Fresno, near the intersection of Clinton and First Streets, next to Radio Park. 
Exhibitions include contemporary and modern art and photography and ethnographic and cultural exhibitions which reflect and celebrate the diverse population of the San Joaquin Valley. The Museum is also home to very large and impressive collection of Pre-Columbian artworks from Mexico and what is now modern-day Peru. It is the only museum in Fresno accredited by the Americian Alliance of Museums.
In addition to thought-provoking and exciting exhibitions, the Fresno Art Museum provides the region's 1.6 million residents with a forum for contemporary and modern issues as they relate to art and culture, films, concerts, lectures, docent tours, and symposia to enlighten, educate, and entertain its visitors.
Over 14,000 people from across the Valley and around the world visit the Museum each year.
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