We're thrilled to welcome you back safely to the Gardiner with new exhibitions, hands-on activities, studio classes, dining, shopping, and more. Please note that all visitors 12 and older must show proof of full vaccination. Plan your visit today!
Renaissance Venice was a multicultural metropolis at the intersection of trade routes linking Europe to the Islamic World, with pigments, spices, and luxury objects flowing through the city. Discover a sensory world of more than 110 objects, including Venetian ceramics and glass, Islamic metalware, and contemporary art. Plan your visit now!
Feeling stressed? In our four-week mindfulness workshops, registered art therapist Suzanne Thomson will show you a series of clay hand-building exercises to help you relax and reconnect with the present. The first class starts on October 28, so act fast!
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!
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.
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