There’s more to the Gardiner than our collections. Take a clay class, learn about the art of ceramics with world-renowned guest speakers, or join us for one of our many special events.
The Gardiner Museum celebrates the art of ceramics and engages local and international audiences by promoting understanding of the long history of people crafting in clay.
Through the display of its permanent collections and special exhibitions, as well as through studio education, programs that engage diverse communities, and major contributions to scholarship, the Gardiner champions ceramics.
Support from the community is vital to the Gardiner’s ability to continue to provide
Executive Chef Bianca Azupardo presents inspired seasonal menus that showcase locally-sourced ingredients, complemented by stunning views of the city.
Savour: Food Culture in the Age of Enlightenment closes January 19! Journey back in time to the kitchen gardens of Versailles and the intimate dining room of an amorous couple. Feast your eyes on porcelain peas, glass macarons, knitted cheese, and more fun surprises before they're gone.
Our popular March Break Camps give kids the opportunity to explore their creativity through clay, meet new friends, and learn hands-on skills under the guidance of a professional artist. Spots are filling up quickly. Register now!
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!
Support the Gardiner's mission to champion clay, build community, and promote arts education. All of our memberships include a full year of free admission to the Museum, as well as discounts at CLAY Restaurant and the Gardiner Shop, and start and at just $30!
A favourite Toronto holiday tradition, this exhibition of Christmas trees designed by the city’s top interior designers and architects will dazzle you and your family! This year’s trees will be adorned to the theme of “All Creatures Great and Small.”
Annabelle’s Interior Design Inc.
Tristan Fuller and Alana Boychuk (BOYCHUK+FULLER)
Cobi Ladner (Cobistyle)
Del Weale of Del Weale Interior Design and Suzanne Davison
Janet Williams of Janet Williams Interiors with Lorenzo DeCurtis of DeCurtis Design
Julia West and Isabella Dabrowiecki (Julia West Home)
Michelle Mawby (Lucid Interior Design Inc.)
Robert King, Karen King and Jasmine King-Niit (Norma King Design Inc.)
Theresa Casey, Christy Keast, Kari Serrao and Gwen Law (Casey Design/Planning Group Inc.)
Camal Pirbhai, Kate Hardy (Gallery Bespoke)
Robert Tanz (Robert Tanz Interior Design)
Susan Taylor of Susan Taylor Interior Design and Katherine Burke (Katherine Burke Design)
Ralph Neal and Jonathon Neal (Upper Canada House Ltd.)
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