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Gardiner Celebrates International Women’s Day

In honour of International Women’s Day, the Gardiner Museum will be showcasing and selling unique handmade crafts and items, including jewellery, in partnership with Far & Wide Collective, an organization that empowers artisans, many who are women, from post-conflict and emerging economies such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Swaziland.

4 years ago

Famous discovery of ancient gold and ceramics to make only Canadian appearance at the Gardiner Museum

For more than a thousand years, a cemetery on the banks of the Rio Grande de Coclé in Panama lay undisturbed, unlike most in the region, escaping the attention of gold seekers and looters. In 1927, the river flooded, setting the scene for one of the richest discoveries in the history of American archaeology.

4 years ago

12 Trees 2015

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 […]

5 years ago

Kent Monkman

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 […]

5 years ago

Nuit Blanche 2015 at the Gardiner Museum

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 […]

5 years ago

Transformed European Porcelain Gallery

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 […]

5 years ago

RBC 2015 Artist Winner Announcement

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 […]

5 years ago

Fall at the Gardiner Museum

This Fall at the Gardiner Museum Transformed European Porcelain Gallery Reopens, Kent Monkman Exhibition, and 12 Trees Reimagined Toronto, ON July 21, 2015—This fall brings exciting changes and special events to the Gardiner Museum, including the unveiling of the transformed European porcelain gallery, the opening of the highly anticipated show Kent Monkman: The Rise and […]

5 years ago

Vertical Crevice garden

Gardiner Museum Unveils New Look for the Front Entrance Striking Take on a Rock Garden Evokes the Fierceness of The Potter’s Furnace Toronto, ON July 6, 2015—The Gardiner Museum has unveiled a striking new take on a rock garden framing the building’s front entrance on Queen’s Park. The Vertical Crevice Garden, designed and donated by […]

5 years ago

Doors At 6:00pm

Friday Nights at the Gardiner This Summer Gardiner Museum partners with Toronto’s most innovative and influential cultural players with New Summer Series: DOORS at 6pm Toronto, ON June 25, 2015—This summer, the Gardiner Museum launches DOORS at 6pm, a series of Friday night cultural experiences free with half-price gallery admission that will animate the Museum […]

5 years ago

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