World of Threads Festival

Site: Mailing Address

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-844-3847
Social Media Facebook Facebook:!/pages/World-of-Threads-Festival-of-Contemporary-Fibre-Art/176074612433125
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Dawne Rudman, Festival Chair and Curator, World of Threads Festival; Phone: (Residence) 905-844-6524; Email:
Alternate Contact Gareth Bate, Festival Curator and Designer, Art World Untangled; Phone: 416-884-8067
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Mailing Address c/o Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre 
2302 Bridge Rd 
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6
Physical Access Not Applicable - mailing address
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A vibrant fibre arts festival that showcases contemporary fibre and textile art in all forms by local, national and international artists. The festival has registered charitable status and is focused around Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1994
Funding Grants - Town of Oakville ; Fees - Artist submission fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Exhibits innovative fibre based art from around the world and highlights the strengths of local talent. 
* known as a hub for fibre art 
* has developed a comprehensive archive of over 135 interviews with fibre artists and curators from around the world 
* Fibre Artist Interviews  
* Curator Interviews
Hours Contact for festival hours.
Dates Next Festival: Saturday, October 13 to Sunday, November 25, 2018
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for Submissions coming in spring 2018
Languages English
Fees None - for admission ; artists' pay a submission fee
Categories and Classification
Main Category Arts / Culture ; Sports / Recreation
Secondary Category Festivals & Special Events ; Special Events ; Visual Arts
Service Categories Special Events ~ Visual Arts

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