LOGIN | CREATE ACCOUNT Share This Page On: Facebook Twitter Email

Forgot your password?

close

Gardiner Museum

Events Home

Events Home

Enjoy fascinating talks by leading experts, family-friendly activities, art parties, gala fundraisers and more!

 

For information and tickets, click on the event links below or call 416.586.8080.

If you are interested in our clay classes, please click here.

 

Tickets to lectures, programs, and special events are final sale and non-refundable. For more information please review our ticketing policy.


Family Sundays

Family Sundays

Every Sunday, 11 am to 3 pm

Bring the whole family to the Gardiner for family-friendly activities, including clay workshops and tile painting.
Free with admission!

download


Reinventing Ceramics: New Paradigms for Clay in Art

Reinventing Ceramics: New Paradigms for Clay in Art

Wednesday September 28, 6:30 pm

Garth Clark's fast paced multi-media presentation ventures down new paths that are opening for ceramics globally in art, design, architecture, and technology. He address new marketplaces, shifting aesthetic concerns, the melding of craft and design, the arrival of unfired clay as the hot new sculptural medium, and how to collect, make, market, educate, curate, and survive in a new ceramic landscape.

Speaker: Garth Clark

Presented by Michele & Ryerson Symons
Co-presented by Victoria University in the University of Toronto
In partnership with Craft Ontario

download Soldout


Culture Days

Culture Days

Friday September 30 to Sunday October 2

See the Gardiner collections free of charge, enjoy a performance by Talisker players, and take part in hands-on art activities in the lobby.

download


Nuit Blanche

Nuit Blanche

Saturday October 1, Sundown to Sunrise

The Gardiner Museum will be animated inside and out from sunset to sunrise on Saturday October 1 for Nuit Blanche, Toronto’s annual, city-wide contemporary art fest. Visitors will have access to the Museum’s permanent collections, as well as two original artist projects, Korsi and Urban Syncopation.

download


Material and Devotional Arts: Dante, the Purified Soul, and the Fourth Joyful Mystery

Material and Devotional Arts: Dante, the Purified Soul, and the Fourth Joyful Mystery

Thursday October 6, Lecture: 5 - 6 pm; Reception 6 - 7 pm

Sculptor Farhad Nargol-O’Neill was commissioned to depict the Rosary in bas-relief for the North and South Transepts of St. Michael’s Cathedral. In this talk, Nargol-O’Neill will discuss the material, technical, biblical, and compositional elements involved in his work, including the nature of carving bas-relief in plaster and its material quality as it relates to light and shadow.

Presented by the University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto

download


Gardiner Friends Preview

Gardiner Friends Preview

Wednesday October 12 and Thursday October 13, 10 am to 6 pm

Join us for a special Gardiner Friends Preview for True Nordic: How Scandinavia Influenced Design in Canada and bring unlimited guests free of charge! Take a curator-led tour at 2 pm.

download


True Nordic: In Conversation

True Nordic: In Conversation

Wednesday October 12, 7:30 pm

Join Kelvin Browne (Executive Director & CEO) and exhibition curators Rachel Gotlieb and Michael Prokopow as they discuss how the Nordic aesthetic has been adapted and interpreted by Canadian designers over the past seven decades.

download Soldout


Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls

Thursday, October 13, 5 - 7 pm

Empty Bowls is a North American-wide project to aid the homeless. More than 400 bowls are donated by potters, potter’s guilds and students at schools teaching pottery, and delicious soups are prepared and ladled out by some of Ontario's most eminent chefs.

download add to cart


Made in China: 500 Years of Chinese Export Ceramics

Made in China: 500 Years of Chinese Export Ceramics

Wednesday October 26, 6:30 pm

The desire for the luxury goods of China (tea, silk, and porcelain) was the motivating factor for a global competition to establish and maintain trading networks to Asia. For five hundred years, since the founding of the sea trade, Chinese porcelain and stoneware have been collected by traders from around the world.

Speaker: William R. Sargent

The Ann Walker Bell Lecture
Presented by Jason Wong & Angela Jerath with support from The Ann Walker Bell Fund
Co-presented by Victoria University in the University of Toronto

download add to cart


Film Screening: The Story Behind Toronto’s New City Hall

Film Screening: The Story Behind Toronto’s New City Hall

Thursday November 3, 6:30 - 8 pm

Toronto's City Hall is an iconic building that needs no introduction, yet the events leading up to the construction of Revell's civic masterpiece have largely been forgotten. The film A Finn with an Oyster explores the now little-remembered history of the unprecedented international architectural competition, its planning and building, and its subsequent impact on the life of the city.

download


Connect with us:

RSS Facebook Twitter Youtube

Subscribe to Enews »

© Copyright 2016 Gardiner Museum | Policies

This website was developed with support from the Museums and Technology
Fund, Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Government of Ontario.