Join à la Carte Kitchen Inc. at the Gardiner Bistro for lunch from Sunday to Friday in the third-floor Terrace Room with stunning views overlooking the city.
Janet Macpherson is known for her fascinating and technically complex porcelain animals. Through four multimedia, Macpherson revisits moments in Canadian history and questions commonly-held conceptions about the North, identity, and our relationship to landscape.
Celebrate the opening of the new Community Clay Studio with a full weekend of clay activities. Pick your favourite object from the collection and recreate it with the help of a potter. Go on a scavenger hunt in the galleries or watch a wheel-throwing demonstration.
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!
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Gardiner Celebrates Canada 150 with Janet Macpherson: A Canadian Bestiary One of the country’s most exciting young artists explores Canadian identity through ceramics, video, and sound Toronto, ON January 23, 2017—To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial, the Gardiner Museum has commissioned a multimedia exhibition by one of the country’s most exciting young ceramic artists that both celebrates […]
Expressive Arts Therapy Group launches #WeBelieveSurvivors, a Ceramic Art Exhibit by women survivors of violence Women speak out about violence through ceramic art Toronto, ON November 28, 2016—The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic and the Gardiner Museum have partnered for more than a decade to offer an ExpressToronto, ON November 28, 2016—The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic […]
$25,000 Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant Allows Museum to Make All Summer Programming Free to the Public Community Arts Space events including art workshops, walking tours, artist demonstrations, and experimental theatre now open to the public Toronto, ON July 12, 2016—At the launch on the new Community Arts Space, the Gardiner announced that the Museum would […]
Gardiner Museum partners with Far & Wide Collective to showcase and sell handmade crafts made by women from post-conflict and emerging economies in support of International Women’s Day Showcase and Sale Sunday Only. SUNDAY MARCH 8, 11 am – 4 pm TORONTO, FEBRUARY 25, 2015—In honour of International Women’s Day, the Gardiner Museum will be […]
Famous discovery of ancient gold and ceramics to make only Canadian appearance at the Gardiner Museum Beneath the Surface: Life, Death, Gold and Ceramics in Ancient Panama February 18 to May 29, 2016 Toronto, ON January 28, 2016—For more than a thousand years, a cemetery on the banks of the Rio Grande de Coclé in […]
Gardiner Museum Reinvents the Contemporary Christmas Tree Curator Dee Dee Eustace brings fresh vitality to 12 Trees exhibition on display from November 12, 2015 to January 3, 2016 Toronto, ON October 20, 2015—The Gardiner Museum’s 12 Trees of Christmas exhibition presented by Cumberland Private Wealth Management—a Toronto holiday tradition now in its twenty-seventh year—has been […]
Kent Monkman September 28, 2015 Kent Monkman’s New Exhibition at the Gardiner Museum Reveals a Dark Period in First Nations History The Rise and Fall of Civilization at the Gardiner from October 15, 2015 – January 10, 2016 Toronto, ON September 28, 2015—Atop a cliff flanked by two life-sized bison, Miss Chief stands with her […]
Nuit Blanche at the Gardiner Museum Ekow Nimako’s 50,000 piece LEGO® barn owl and Nurielle Stern’s interactive winterscape First 3,000 visitors will get to take home a piece of the installation Toronto, ON September 22, 2015—The Gardiner Museum will be a hub of activity during Scotiabank Nuit Blanche on October 3, featuring both indoor and […]
Transformed European Porcelain Gallery Tells Stories of Excess, Intrigue, and Stolen Secrets New gallery to be unveiled during Culture Days on September 26 & 27 Toronto, ON September 1, 2015—For the first time in thirty years, the Gardiner Museum is unveiling a major transformation of its European Porcelain Gallery. The museum’s world-renowned collection will come […]
Veronika Horlik Wins $10,000 RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award Exhibition draws renewed attention to art versus craft debate Toronto, ON August 14, 2015—The people have spoken. Montreal-based artist and NSCAD graduate, Veronika Horlik, has been voted the winner of the RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award and the recipient of the $10,000 prize. Veronika’s […]
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