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.
Ai Weiwei is one of the world’s most influential artists and human rights activists, and one of China’s most formidable critics. Ai Weiwei: Unbroken features a selection of the artist's most iconic ceramics, and marks the international debut of new work. Opens February 28!
Drawing from the Gardiner’s own collection and artist Ai Weiwei’s practice in traditional Chinese craft, Dr. Maris Boyd Gillette explores how Jingdezhen porcelain has inspired ceramists to create, copy, and counterfeit its glories.
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.
Merray Gerges writes about Amy Wong and Amy Lam’s Institutional Critique Teach-In, a public program held as part of the exhibition Obsession: Sir William Van Horne’s Japanese Ceramics, and reflects on her own emotional and intellectual labour as an art critic.
To learn more about some of the ceramics from Sir William Van Horne’s extraordinary collection, we asked Dr. Akiko Takesue, guest-curator of the exhibition Obsession: Sir William Van Horne’s Japanese Ceramics, to tell us about five of her favourite objects on display.
2018 has been a year to remember for the Gardiner. From our beautiful plaza reconstruction to the launch of New + Now, here’s a look back at some of the highlights from this exciting year.
Inspired by David. R Harper: Zodiac, a spectacular twelve-part installation on display until January 6, we invited author and astrologer Liz Worth to reveal what the stars hold in store for you this December.
A conversation with Dr. Rachel Gotlieb, Adjunct Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Gardiner Museum.
In anticipation of the holiday season—which seems to be approaching at a faster rate this year—we asked Gardiner Shop Manager, Adeline La, to curate a selection of gifts guaranteed to please both the creative soul and dedicated connoisseur on your list.
We chat with David about his relationship with astrology, the ways individual zodiac traits inform their respective installations, and where he sources the unique materials found in his works.
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.
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