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Gardiner Museum celebrates contemporary ceramics with New + Now

The Gardiner Museum’s annual 12 Trees exhibition has become New + Now, a celebration of national and international ceramics in support of the Museum’s clay education and outreach programs. The highlight of this year’s inaugural New + Now event is a dramatic celestial installation commissioned from Toronto-born artist David R. Harper.

2 months ago

Gardiner Museum unveils new public sculpture by Toronto artist Shary Boyle

The Gardiner Museum has revealed a new monumental ceramic sculpture by acclaimed Toronto-based artist Shary Boyle. The 9-foot-tall sculpture, Cracked Wheat, now sits in front of the Museum on Queen’s Park—a voluptuous cartoon figure to compliment the squat silhouette of the Jun Kaneko “head”, a fixture on the Gardiner Plaza since 2013.

3 months ago

Obsession: Sir William Van Horne’s Japanese Ceramics reunites renowned Canadian collection

The Gardiner Museum has partnered with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Royal Ontario Museum, and private collectors to reunite for the first time what survives of the collection of Sir William Van Horne, the American-born builder of the Canadian Pacific Railway who became one of Canada’s foremost art collectors.

3 months ago

Gardiner Museum makes space for local histories with five community projects

The third installment of the Community Arts Space project, presented by TD Bank Group, is inspired by the theme Recent Histories, illuminating stories that have been marginalized in an attempt to make space for local histories and represent the experiences of the city’s diverse publics.

7 months ago

Ai Weiwei: Unbroken to open at Gardiner Museum in 2019

An exhibition of major ceramic works by Ai Weiwei, one of the world’s most influential living artists and human rights activists, will debut at the Gardiner Museum in February 2019.

8 months ago

Ai Weiwei exhibition coming to Gardiner Museum

Read the full article on the Toronto Star.

8 months ago
Yoko Ono

On the mend at Yoko Ono’s participatory exhibition

Read the full review in The Globe and Mail.

10 months ago

Gardiner Museum Names Sequoia Miller as Chief Curator

The Gardiner Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Sequoia Miller to the role of Chief Curator. Miller worked as a full-time studio potter before re-entering academia as a doctoral candidate in the History of Art at Yale.

10 months ago