World of Threads Festival

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-844-3847
E-Mail worldofthreadsfestival@gmail.com
Website www.worldofthreadsfestival.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: facebook.com/shares/view#!/pages/World-of-Threads-Festival-of-Contemporary-Fibre-Art/176074612433125
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/worldofthreads
Primary Contact Dawne Rudman, Festival Chair and Curator, World of Threads Festival; Phone: (Residence) 905-844-6524; Email: dawne@worldofthreadsfestival.com
Alternate Contact Gareth Bate, Festival Curator and Designer, Art World Untangled; Phone: 416-884-8067
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (festival location)
2302 Bridge Rd
Oakville, ON L6L 2G6
 
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Intersection Bronte Rd and Bridge Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible - festival location
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 ; Sponsorship
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 During Festival:  
Mon-Sat 10 am-6 pm * Sun 12 noon-5 pm
Dates Next Festival: Sat, Oct 13-Sun, Nov 25, 2018
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call for Submissions opens: Apr 1, 2018; 
Deadline Apr 30, 2018 at 12 midnight
Languages English
Fees None - for admission ; artists' pay a submission fee
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Special Events ; Visual Arts
Older Adult Main Categories ARTS / CULTURE ; RECREATION
Older Adult Sub-Categories Festivals & Special Events ; Special Events ; Visual Arts

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