Monday September 12, 10 am
Join us for the Gardiner Volunteer Committee's annual fundraising event, featuring live music, a raffle, a silent auction, a delicious three-course meal, and an inspiring talk by Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner for the City of Toronto.
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
Wednesday October 12, 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.
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.
Saturday November 19, 10 am – 5 pm
Visit the Gardiner Museum and view the 12 Trees exhibition in its first week! Take advantage of Gardiner Friends Holiday Shopping Month with a 20% discount on all regular priced items. Be sure to join the special 12 Trees tour at 1 pm and enjoy complimentary refreshments. Bring unlimited guests free of charge!
Saturdays December 3 from 2 - 4 pm (making), and December 10 from 2 - 3:30 pm (glazing)
Spend a relaxing afternoon during the holiday season, all the while hand-building a gift for a loved one out of clay. Come on your own or with family members. On the second visit, glaze your piece with a wide choice colours.
Instructor: Audrey Mah