Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Event Navigation

Home /   Learn & Create /  Events / 12 Trees Gala
12 Trees: Let There Be Light

12 Trees Gala

Thu November 16, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Presented by Nordstrom
Curated by Douglas Coupland and Ben Mills

Tickets are now SOLD OUT! To be put on the waiting list for tickets, please email mail@gardinermuseum.com or call 416.586.5055.

Tickets: $225 (plus a charitable tax receipt for the maximum allowable amount)
Valet parking available

Join other Gardiner friends and supporters by attending the 12 Trees Gala, the Gardiner’s most important fundraising event of the year. Enjoy a luminous evening in celebration of this year’s 12 Trees exhibition and the contemporary artists who designed this year’s installations.

Guests will enjoy

•    A surprise one-night-only light performance
•    Flavours representing holiday traditions from around the world
•    A vibrant tasting from Southbrook Vineyards
•    Premium auctions inspired by the exhibition’s theme
•    And more surprises

Proceeds from the 12 Trees Gala benefit the Gardiner’s education and outreach programs. Should you be unable to attend the gala, please consider making a donation in lieu of attendance.

With thanks to our 12 Trees Committee:

Anne-Marie H. Applin, Co-chair
Anjli Patel, Co-chair

Gen Blouin, Donna Dooher, Karra Greenwood, Elise Orenstein, Karen Rice, Wendy Sandwith, Antoinette Tummillo, Claudia Valladolid

With thanks to our 12 Trees Honorary Committee:

Senator Salma Ataullahjan, Co-chair
Senator Nicole Eaton, Co-chair
Angela Feldman, Co-chair

Gail Appel, Salah Bachir, Daniel Bain, Kim Bozak, Stephen Dembroski, James Eaton, Senator Linda Frum, Emmanuelle Gattuso, Maxine Granovsky Gluskin, Trinity Jackman, JoAnne Korten, Barbara Macdonald, Myles Mindham, Rosemary Phelan, Lynda Prince, Jennifer Rogers, Ellen Roland, Dee Dee Taylor Eustace

Presenting Sponsor

Exhibition Sponsor

Exhibition & Gala Partners

Cumberland Private Wealth

Rosemary Phelan, Langar Foundation

The Citrine Foundation of Canada

Tree Sponsors


In Kind Sponsors

Southbrook Vineyards