The Gardiner Museum is open seven days a week! Explore our permanent collection, discover special exhibitions, and get hands-on with clay in our studios. We look forward to welcoming you.
Discover an exhibition of new work in our lobby by members of Inspirations Studio, a unique low-barrier ceramics program in Toronto for women and gender diverse people who have experienced marginalization.
Our Joy of Ceramics fundraiser returns on October 27, featuring a presentation by Sarah Milroy, Chief Curator at the McMichael Gallery, who will talk about a work by Shary Boyle, including its many meanings and her decision to donate it. This event sells out every year!
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!
Help us continue to offer innovative and engaging exhibitions, programs, and community projects in person and online, as well as plan for the future. Please consider making a donation today.
Toronto’s favourite neighbourhoods come to life in this year’s edition of 12 Trees at the Gardiner Museum, a holiday exhibition where one-of-a-kind Christmas trees glitter throughout the galleries. This year, twelve teams of the city’s top designers take favourite neighbourhoods as their muse, reinventing Christmas with a Toronto spin. See designer versions of Leslieville, Chinatown, Mirvish Village, Greektown, and more.
Exhibition Programs & Events
Friday December 12, 6 to 8 pm
Bistro Music Series: Holiday Edition
Enjoy a live musical performance of traditional Christmas carols by the Glenn Gould School of Music’s Emma Schmiedecke (cello) and Chris Au (piano) along with a festive 3-course dinner by Chef Simon Kattar.
Sundays, 11 am to 4 pm
Enjoy family activities every Sunday, with a special Christmas-themed Family Sunday on December 7.
Black Family Foundation
Julie West and Richard Wernham
Lisa and Paul Kirk
111 Queen's Park
Canada, M5S 2C7