The Gardiner is thrilled to announce the launch of CLAY, an original in-house restaurant offering seasonal menus of fresh, local fare in collaboration with The Food Dudes.
Opening October 20! The Gardiner has reunited for the first time more than 350 objects from Sir William Van Horne’s exceptional collection of Japanese pottery alongside archival materials and stunning watercolours.
Our annual 12 Trees fundraiser has evolved into New + Now, a celebration of national and international ceramics. View and purchase some of the world’s most extraordinary contemporary ceramic art, on display in Toronto for the first time.
The Gardiner Museum is among the few museums in the world focused on ceramics, and is one of the most important specialty museums internationally. It houses approximately 4,000 objects, including European porcelain, ceramics from the Ancient Americas, Chinese porcelain, Japanese porcelain, and contemporary ceramics. Search the collection online!
Everyone can love clay! Become a Friend at one of the world’s great specialty museums and enjoy the benefits, including unlimited admission, invitations to exhibition previews and special events, discounts on lectures and clay classes, and more.
We chatted with Dr. Ian Wardropper, Director at the Frick Collection, about Henry Clay Frick’s original ceramics collection, how these pieces are displayed in their galleries, and how their major 2020 expansion will change the way their galleries are currently laid out.
Commonly known as a corn beer, the word Chicha is actually used to describe any kind of fermented beverage made from grains, maize, or fruit.
Toronto Potters was established in 1979 to provide the local clay community with an organization that would showcase their work and the opportunity to learn from their fellow potters.
Writer Letticia Cosbert reflects on Annie Wong’s Panic in the Labyrinth, a Community Arts Space project that transgresses the traditional poetry reading.
Writer and director Adam Garnet Jones gives us a glimpse into artist Louis Esmé’s creative process ahead of the opening of Maldewin Weskijinu / Blood Soaked Soil, a Community Arts Space exhibition.
A Response by Sook-Yin Lee to “Live Choreography: jes sachse & Alice Sheppard”
This summer, the Gardiner Museum joins forces with Art Starts and designers Calla Lee and Prateeksha Singh to run Reclaiming Artifacts, an arts project for the Museum’s Community Arts Space.
Tucked away in the hallways of our basement is an area dedicated to our collection, a storage room that’s home to objects currently not on display.
For several years in my late teens and early twenties, I often traveled from out of town (all the way from Montreal!) to Toronto to take part in what I felt must be the most creative and expansive queer Asian arts community in the world.
We chatted with Jacquelyn about the party’s theme, the artists who are taking over, and some of the surprises that the night holds.
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