The Gardiner is thrilled to announce the launch of CLAY, an original in-house restaurant offering seasonal menus of fresh, local fare in collaboration with The Food Dudes.
Opening October 20! The Gardiner has reunited for the first time more than 350 objects from Sir William Van Horne’s exceptional collection of Japanese pottery alongside archival materials and stunning watercolours.
Our annual 12 Trees fundraiser has evolved into New + Now, a celebration of national and international ceramics. View and purchase some of the world’s most extraordinary contemporary ceramic art, on display in Toronto for the first time.
The Gardiner Museum is among the few museums in the world focused on ceramics, and is one of the most important specialty museums internationally. It houses approximately 4,000 objects, including European porcelain, ceramics from the Ancient Americas, Chinese porcelain, Japanese porcelain, and contemporary ceramics. Search the collection online!
Everyone can love clay! Become a Friend at one of the world’s great specialty museums and enjoy the benefits, including unlimited admission, invitations to exhibition previews and special events, discounts on lectures and clay classes, and more.
Online ticket sales are now closed. Tickets will be available at the door until 6:30 pm.
Steven Heinemann reflects on his career as a Canadian contemporary ceramist and how philosophies of ecology, cosmology, and ancient artifacts have inspired his work.
About the artist
For the past thirty-five years, acclaimed Canadian artist Steven Heinemann has transformed the medium of ceramics in Canada. The major retrospective Steven Heinemann: Culture and Nature examines Heinemann’s fascinating and evolving process to reveal how he achieves his wondrously tactile bowls, pods, and other universal shapes that embody the polarities between life and nature.
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