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.
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