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 May 27 at 1 pm, Chief Curator Sequoia Miller will be joined by Vancouver-based artist Gailan Ngan to discuss three of her artworks in connection to the theme “Materiality.” Ngan is known for her experimental and innovative sculptures, often arranged in playful vignettes. 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.
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In this live online event hosted by Chief Curator Sequoia Miller, Manitoba-based artist PJ Anderson will discuss three of her artworks in connection to the theme “Contain.” Anderson’s work explores craft, identity and culture, informed by the uneasy relationship between her indirect knowledge of her ancestors and a desire for connection to her African and Indigenous roots.
About the Artist
PJ Anderson is an early career ceramic artist from Thompson, Manitoba. PJ has shown internationally, as Resident Artist at the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa, where she had previously visited as a Zulu ceramics researcher; China as a finalist in the International Ceramic Magazine Editors Associations (ICMEA) emerging artist competition; and the United States, including Craftforms at the Wayne Art Center and Unwedged at Pottery Northwest. PJ has lectured at the University of Manitoba, the University of Kwazulu Natal, and NCECA Craft Week. She teaches at the Winnipeg Art Gallery Studio Programs and is currently a graduate candidate at the University of Manitoba.
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