Activities

General meetings

All meetings are held in the Textile Studio at the Art Gallery of Burlington. Visitors are always welcome.

  • January through May & September* through November: First Wednesday of the month at 7:15pm
  • June and December: First Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm
  • July and August: No general meetings
  • * first Wednesday after Labour Day

Programs 2017

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January 4
The Power of Pattern
Doug Cockell, Fibre Arts Guild, finds patterns fascinating. And so will you, when you hear him speak!

February 1
An Evening with the Curator
We get up close and personal with the Gallery’s collection of pottery in preparation for our 60th anniversary show. Come and get inspired! Guest: Dr Denis Longchamps

March 1
Johanna Schleimer, Hamilton-based weaver and textile artist talks about her work.

April 5
Our Textile Heritage
In celebration of Ontario 150, learn about Ontario’s textile history. Guest speakers: Upper Canada Weaving

May 3
Curator’s Tour of The Garden
Tour the All Guilds show with Dr Denis Longchamps and presentation of BHS Guild Curated Show prizes. Lee-Chin Family Gallery

June 7
Our summer finger-food potluck. A members-only meeting.

July
To be announced. No regular meeting.

August
To be announced. No regular meeting.

September 6
What I Did This Summer
It’s our annual super-sized show & tell!

October 4
An Engineer’s Approach to Spinning
Melanie Bailey-Cox tackles handspinning as a scientist – hear how she does it.

November 1
To be announced.

December 6
Our annual Festive Potluck members-only meeting.

Exhibits, displays & sales