We've reopened exclusively to Gardiner Friends & Get Acquainted cardholders, and we'll reopen to the public with two days of free admission on July 11 and 12. Regular admission rates resume on July 13. We can't wait to welcome you back! Please read our new health and safety policies before you visit.
From sticky to crusty, pliable to powdery, and shaped to shapeless, clay’s ability to transform in real time is prompting a new generation of artists to explore the possibilities of this ancient material. RAW features new work by four artists who are pushing boundaries with unfired clay: Cassils, Magdolene Dykstra, Azza El Siddique, and Linda Swanson. It reopens to the public on July 11!
We're posting family-friendly art activities inspired by our collection and the endless possibilities of clay. Visit our Family Day page for weekly crafts, colouring pages, and more fun art projects that you can enjoy at home.
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!
As we begin to welcome visitors back to the Gardiner, we need your support to continue offering innovative and engaging exhibitions, programs, and community projects on site and online. Make a donation and help us build community with clay.
For one weekend only, spectacular floral installations by ten of Toronto’s top floral designers will be displayed throughout the Museum to celebrate the arrival of spring in the city. Each designer will create a stunning floral installation inspired by a particular piece in our permanent collection.
Bert Brown (Earthwork Floral Design)
Sue Clarkson (The Garden Club of Toronto)
Bruno Duarte (Fresh Floral Creations)
Bella Jackson (Floral Fetish)
Phyllis Lill & Marilyn Lill (Lilium)
Rosemary Little Jeffares (Quince Flowers)
Michael Renaud (Horticultural Design)
Lidia Tacconelli (Fiori Floral Inc.)
Margaret Taylor (The Garden Club of Toronto)
Exhibition Programs & Events
Thursday May 2, 6 – 9 pm
Cocktail & Oyster Gala Reception
Regular: $125; Groups (6 or more ): $95 each
Saturday May 4, 2 – 3:30 pm
Creative Floral Techniques
Speaker: Bruno Duarte, Fresh Floral Creations
$15 General; $10 Members
Sunday May 5, 1 – 4 pm
Kids Flower Pot Decorating
Sunday May 5, 2 – 3:30 pm
Spring Door Decor
Speaker: Michael Renaud, Horticultural Design Inc.
$25 General (includes tea & Scones)
111 Queen's Park
Canada, M5S 2C7