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Tensions Launch Party

Gardiner Museum and Canada’s National Ballet School present TENSIONS An art party featuring unexpected pairings, exciting new works & experiences Friday, June 19, 2015 Toronto, ON June 5, 2015—The Gardiner Museum Young Patrons Circle (YPC) and Canada’s National Ballet School’s (NBS) First Position Patrons (FPP) present dance and the visual arts in one unmissable party, […]

5 years ago

RBC Emerging Artist People Choice Awards 2015

Breaking the Mould: RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award exhibition challenges preconceptions about ceramic art & celebrates new directions in clay Five artists from across Canada vie for the $10,000 top prize June 18 to August 30 Toronto, ON May 26, 2015—Taking inspiration from sources as varied as Japanese video games and the natural history […]

5 years ago

Chris Curreri: So be It

Chris Curreri’s CONTACT exhibition at Gardiner Museum features clay-inspired photographic series along with major new sculptural work made from 800 lbs of clay MAY 1 to 31, 2015 Untitled (Clay Portfolio), 2013, gelatin silver print, 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in., from a portfolio of 21 images TORONTO, APRIL 7, 2015—As part of the Scotiabank […]

5 years ago

Smithsonian exhibition reveals inspirational story of the entrepreneurial women behind one of the most iconic arts and crafts brands of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Women, Art, & Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise tells the inspirational story of a group of women in the Deep South who achieved economic independence through making and selling pottery, and by establishing Newcomb Pottery, one of the most iconic arts and crafts brands of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

5 years ago

Clare Twomey: Piece By Piece

Acclaimed British Artist, Clare Twomey Confronts 18th century in her first Canadian Exhibit Dramatic tableau of haunting narratives featured in performative installation OCTOBER 4 – JANUARY 4, 2015 TORONTO, SEPTEMBER 19, 2015—Piece by Piece,an exhibit by acclaimed British ceramic artist, Clare Twomey, will open at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto on October 4, as part […]

6 years ago

The Gardiner Museum Wins Best Of The Best At PUG Awards

You may recall that in 2007 that the Gardiner Museum won high praise from the Pug Awards when our building won the People’s Choice Award for Best Commercial & Institutional Building. Last night we were once again honoured – this time with the Pug Award’s Best of the Best Architecture Award in Toronto of the […]

6 years ago

Scene On The Plaza

SCENE ON THE PLAZA Outdoor Summer Art Party Series launches at the Gardiner Museum for Five Friday Evenings Only June 27 – July 25 Weekly-themed events feature live music & DJs, food & drink, and access to the Gardiner galleries and special exhibition CAMP FIRES This summer, Yorkville’s Gardiner Museum launches SCENE ON THE PLAZA, […]

6 years ago

Camp Fires

Gardiner Museum presents Provocative Exhibition CAMP FIRES: THE QUEER BAROQUE OF LÉOPOLD L. FOULEM, PAUL MATHIEU AND RICHARD MILETTE May 29 – September 1 Sensual Show a Major Partner Event for WorldPride Camp Fires: The Queer Baroque of Léopold L. Foulem, Paul Mathieu and Richard Milette opens at the Gardiner Museum May 29 and runs […]

6 years ago

30 Objects 30 Insights

30 OBJECTS 30 INSIGHTS Gardiner Museum book celebrates 30 outstanding objects from renowned collection and commemorates 30th anniversary of Canada’s national ceramics museum The Gardiner Museum commemorates 30 years as Canada’s national ceramics museum with the publication of 30 Objects 30 Insights by Black Dog Publishing (London, UK). This richly illustrated book focuses on 30 […]

6 years ago

Gardiner Museum Proud To Announce Cultural Partnership With WORLDPRIDE 2014

MUSEUM’S PROVOCATIVE GAY EXHIBITION CAMP FIRES: THE QUEER BAROQUE OF LÉOPOLD L. FOULEM, PAUL MATHIEU AND RICHARD MILETTE MAY 29 – SEPTEMBER 14, 2014 AN OFFICIAL MAJOR PARTNER EVENT FOR INTERNATIONAL GAY AND LESBIAN FESTIVAL The Gardiner Museum is proud to announce the Museum and its gay summer exhibition, Camp Fires: The Queer Baroque of […]

6 years ago
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