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Parent & child puppet workshop at museum

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum 3 Rosamond Street East, Almonte, Ontario

Parent and child pairs will make a special puppet out of foam. They will assemble and glue pre-cut foam pieces to make a head with an articulated jaw, and a body. They will connect them with a fabric neck sleeve, then add arms and hands. Next, a sculpted foam nose, ears, teeth, horns and other funny features will be added […]

Rag and Bone Puppet Theatre

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum 3 Rosamond Street East, Almonte, Ontario

At 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 28th, come to the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum to see the delightful puppet show, “Owl at Home”, presented by Rag and Bone Puppet Theatre. The show is best for ages 4 – 11 and is about 45 minutes long.

Rag Bag Cabaret at Textile Museum

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum 3 Rosamond Street East, Almonte, Ontario

Rag Bag Cabaret returns to the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum The Rag Bag Cabaret & The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum invite you to get footloose and fancy-free Saturday, June 30th. Hosted by Canadian Comedy Award Nominee Dazzling Ringmaster Rachelle Elie. Our stellar line-up includes: Burlesque dream Zyra Lee Vanity Jump Mornings Laughmaster Jesse Reynolds Master […]

Cyanotype/Sun Prints Workshop

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum 3 Rosamond Street East, Almonte, Ontario

Artist, Emily Rose Michaud Saturday, 23 June 2018, 2 – 4 PM Spaces are limited. Participants will learn about an enchanting photo process from the mid 1800s (featured in Michaud’s museum installation of over 500 cyanotype-based drawings) to make their own blueprint and unique artwork to bring home. Please bring: some found or favourite objects […]

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Fibrefest 2017 & workshops

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum 3 Rosamond Street East, Almonte, Ontario

When the kids head back to school and the first hint of autumn is on the air, Almonte starts gearing up for its favourite fall festival: Fibrefest! This year’s event — the 22nd annual celebration of the fibre arts — takes place on the weekend of September 9th and 10th at two locations in town. For the low […]

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