News: museum collections

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    Oriental Rugs from Canadian Collections

    From Ashgabat to Istanbul opens at the Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto 8 October 2014 to 19 April 2015. The following is taken from an overview of the exhibition by the Curator, Natalia Nekrassova, read it in full in HALI issue 181.

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    Feller Collection endowed to Ashmolean

    Sixty-one pieces of 17th century English embroidery have been gifted to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford by local residents, Micheál and Elizabeth Feller.

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    TKF/ICOC Tour Preview Vienna – Budapest

    From 15 – 21 September 2014 the ICOC Tour Vienna – Budapest takes place, organised by the International Conference on Carpets (ICOC) in conjunction with the Austrian Society for Textile-Art-Research-TKF.

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    Fowler at UCLA: Timor Weavings

    The Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Textiles of Timor, Island in the Woven Sea opens 7 September 2014 until 4 January 2015 is one of three textile exhibitions to mark the occasion.

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    Carpet Museum opens in Baku

    On August 26 2014 an official opening ceremony was held for the new building to house the Azerbaijan State Museum of Carpets in Baku. The construction at the Seaside National Park has been six years in the making, with the foundation being laid in May 2008. The five storey structure designed by Austrian architect Franz… Read more »

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    Fowler at UCLA: Ghana Prints

    The Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Fowler in Focus: Yards of Style, African Print Cloths of Ghana, 24 August 14 December 2014 is one of three textile exhibitions to mark the occasion.


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