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. Coming Summer 2018!
This summer, join us for free art workshops and exhibits, live performances, talks, and more, as part of the third edition of the Community Arts Space project, the Gardiner's incubator for arts-based community projects presented by TD Bank Group.
Kids can explore their creativity with clay in our week-long summer camps. They'll learn hand building, wheel throwing, glazing, and more! Camps are selling out quickly so register now.
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.
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.
SMASH returns on June 21 with its most immersive experience yet.
For the past few Monday nights, as the rest of the Museum begins to quiet down, a hum of activity builds in our Community Clay Studio as people trickle in and start working with clay—hand building, glazing, and painting away.
In Yoko Ono’s Film No. 4 (1966-67), more commonly known as Bottoms, close-up shots of people’s behinds flash across the screen, following Ono’s simple script: “String bottoms together in place of signatures for petition for peace.”
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