Edna Sutherland Donations
Edna Sutherland was one of MCML’s first donors in the 1930s. Museum documentation from that time period was much less robust than now, so unfortunately we do not have much...
Craftsperson Profile Delza Longman
Delza Longman describes her rug hooking. Content from Oral History Interview, 2007.
Egyptian Woven Tapestry
This particular wall hanging tapestry is quite special. Not only was it made by a nine-year-old boy, this child learnt this craft by attending a well known arts school in...
Arpilleras – Traditional Chilean Folk-Art
Arpilleras are embroidered small tapestries with origins in traditional Chilean folk-art. Arpilleras typically feature a bright variety of colours, depicting the artists’ memories or messages they wish to communicate through...
Craftsperson Profile: Shirley Tyderkie
Shirley Tyderkie was a life long crafter, beginning at age four when her grandmother taught her how to knit. In this Craftsperson Profile Shirley talks about how she started crafting...
Sometimes there are mysteries in museum collections. This scrapbook contains woven samples of flax fibre sourced from small communities in four provinces. In 1942 Mdme A. Martin from Riviere Ouelle,...
Manitoba Day | Make a Loom out of Cardboard
Manitoba Day commemorates the day, May 12, 1870, that the province of Manitoba was created and joined the Canadian Confederation. Celebrate Manitoba Day with the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library...
Craftsperson Profile: Carol James
In this Craftsperson Profile Carol James speaks about her early influences and how she got started in fingerweaving, the importance of craft in her life, and the impact craft has...
Craftsperson Profile: Jordan Van Sewell
Jordan van Sewell is an artist that works in a variety of media, but is most well known for his ceramics. In this Craftsperson Profile van Sewell discusses his influences...
Craftsperson Profile: Judy Stewart
Judy Stewart tells us about her craft journey that led her to the creation of her famous Jenny Doll!