In accordance with the announcement by the provincial government, the Gardiner Museum has closed temporarily. The health and safety of our visitors, staff, and the wider community remains our top priority. We'll continue to provide you with engaging digital content to keep us connected while the galleries are closed.
During our temporary closure, we're posting exhibitions and selections from our collection online. Discover Inuit ceramics, Chinese and Japanese porcelain, pottery from the Ancient Americas, and more!
On Thursday April 29 at 1 pm, join us for a free online lecture with Professor Alison McQueen, who will discuss the significant contributions of women working at Sèvres in the first century of its history. The presentation will feature works from leading international porcelain collections and bring attention to the often-overlooked roles of women retouching glaze, laying down prints, and burnishing. Register now!
Every object in our permanent collection can be accessed through our eMuseum portal. Learn about individual collecting areas, like Italian Maiolica or Modern and Contemporary Ceramics, or search the full collection by keyword. You'll be amazed by what you discover!
With the Museum closed temporarily, we need your support to continue to offer innovative and engaging exhibitions, programs, and community projects online, as well as plan for the future. Please consider making a donation to help us build community with clay.
Journey around the world with some of Toronto’s favourite designers! Featuring twelve one-of-a-kind decorated trees inspired by twelve different countries.
This year’s Christmas tree theme is “A Child’s Christmas”, celebrating Christmas traditions and festivals of light from all around the world. To kick off this yearly Toronto tradition, the Museum will hold its annual Twelve Trees of Christmas Gala on November 15. After being exhibited at the Gardiner, the trees go to charities, chosen by the generous individuals and corporations who purchased them, to help spread the spirit of the season throughout Toronto.
Arren Williams, The Bay
Cobi Ladner, Cobistyle
Del Weale, Del Weale Interior Design Ltd. and Suzanne Davison, Suzanne Davison Interior Design Inc.
Bert Browne, Earthwork Floral 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.
Hilary Farr, Hilary Farr Design
Robert Tanz, Robert Tanz Interior Design
Susan Taylor, Susan Taylor Interior Design and Katherine Burke, Katherine Burke Design in collaboration with artist, Robin Muller
Ralph Neal and Jonathon Neal, Upper Canada House Ltd
Samantha Pynn, Samantha Pynn Inc.
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