The Gardiner Museum is open seven days a week. Explore our permanent collection, discover special exhibitions, get hands-on with clay in our studios, dine, shop, and more.
Enter an immersive world created by Montreal-based artist Karine Giboulo, brought to life by over 500 miniature polymer clay figures that tell stories about our most urgent social issues, from the pandemic to the climate crisis. It will delight visitors of all ages!
Registration for our popular March Break camps opens to Gardiner Friends on January 23 and to the general public on January 25. From March 13 - 17, kids and teens can explore the Museum and get creative with clay in our pottery studios!
Experience the Gardiner's world-renowned collection, in person and online. From Chinese porcelain to contemporary Canadian ceramics, discover the people and histories behind the objects.
Everyone can love clay! Become a Gardiner Friend and enjoy the benefits, including unlimited admission, advanced clay class registration, invitations to exhibition previews and special events, discounts on lectures and classes, and more.
The Gardiner Museum celebrates and documents its exhibitions and permanent collections by publishing scholarly and beautifully illustrated catalogues. These publications are available in the Gardiner Shop. Digital publications featuring Canadian ceramics are available through The Raphael Yu Centre of Canadian Ceramics.
Go East: Canadian Create in China
Greg Payce: Illusions
Connections: Canadian and British Studio Ceramics
Camp Fires: The Queer Baroque of Léopold L. Foulem, Paul Mathieu and Richard Milette
Kent Monkman: The Rise and Fall of Civilization
True Nordic: How Scandinavia Influenced Design in Canada
Janet Macpherson: A Canadian Bestiary
Steven Heinemann: Culture and Nature
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Canada, M5S 2C7