Lithuanian Museum - Archives of Canada Event

Siūlas/Thread Adaptation and Interpretation
Until November 26, 2017 (11:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Lithuanian Museum-Archives of Canada

Our new exhibition: “Siūlas/Thread” is our contribution to the 2017 Year of the National Costume celebrations in Lithuania.  Come and see how two fundamental components – raw linen and wool, are transformed into articles full of artistic interpretation and adapted to daily life from early days to modern-day creations.  

Works on display by:

  •  19th/early 20th century homestead artisans
  •  Folk artists from the Displaced Persons camps in post WWII Germany 
  •  Anastazija and Antanas Tamošaičiai – founders of the Lithuanian Folk Art Institute of North America,
  •  members of LT Folk Art Institute,
  •  Calgary artist – Elytė Balkytė-Zubis,
  •  Toronto designer Akvilė Minkevičienė, and,
  •  contemporary fashion designers from Lithuania (slide show).

November 5-26, 2017 Sunday through Thursday 11 am – 4 pm

2185 Stavebank Rd., Mississauga, ON  L5C 1T3

Contact info: klma@primus.ca   

Location: 
2185 Stavebank Rd., Mississauga ON
Fee: 
Donation