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Gardiner Museum launches free Community Building Weekends

The Gardiner Museum is pleased to announce that we will offer free admission Community Building Weekends for the rest of 2020. The goal of these free weekends is to encourage our diverse communities, particularly first-time visitors, to explore the Museum, participate in hands-on programs that connect families, and experience clay and ceramics in unique, inspiring, and unexpected ways.

2 months ago

Gardiner Museum announces free weekends this summer

In response to the success of the Gardiner’s free opening weekend, the Museum will continue to offer free admission to the public every Saturday and Sunday throughout the summer.

4 months ago
Cassils suspended in a Plexiglas box covered with clay

Cassils transforms the way we see

Read the full article in Xtra.

8 months ago

A new generation of artists is pushing the boundaries of an ancient material at the Gardiner Museum

From sticky to crusty, pliable to powdery, and shaped to shapeless, clay’s ability to transform in real time is prompting a new generation of artists to explore the possibilities of this ancient material.The Gardiner Museum’s new exhibition RAW, opening on March 5, 2020, features the work of four leading artists who are pushing boundaries with unfired clay: Cassils, Magdolene Dykstra, Azza El Siddique, and Linda Swanson. 

9 months ago
Cassils visible in a Plexiglas box covered with clay

Cassils turns the act of looking at trans bodies into performance

Read the full article in NOW Magazine.

9 months ago

Gardiner Museum announces world premiere of new performance work by internationally-acclaimed artist Cassils

On February 20, the Gardiner Museum will present the world premiere of a new performance work by internationally-acclaimed artist Cassils. Cassils, who was born in Toronto and grew up in Montreal, draws on feminism, body art, gay male aesthetics, and extreme physical training to make powerful statements about non-binary and trans visibility.

10 months ago
Ceramic bead curtain forming an image of a woman's face, next to the original photo of the woman

Illuminating the Plight of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Read the full article in The New York Times

1 year ago

Gardiner Museum Serves Visitors a Feast for the Eyes

Savour: Food Culture in the Age of Enlightenment invites visitors on a journey from the steamy kitchens of cooks who advocated light, flavourful cuisine centuries before our time to the dining rooms of connoisseurs who relished their meals served on newly-invented vessels.

1 year ago
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