Join us for a delicious three-course lunch while enjoying one of the best views in the city. Try our famous CLAY burger, ricotta gnudi, and more inspired local fare.
Join us for a full summer of free community programming inspired by the transformative power of clay. Four public projects explore how justice and pleasure can co-exist as counterpoints to calling out, gaslighting, and exhaustion. Register for free talks, clay workshops, and more!
There's still time to register for our popular clay camps, now with earlier start times, art-filled field trips, and fresh new themes. Sign up now for a week of hands-on creativity!
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.
5:30 – 6 pm: Meet and greet in the lobby
6 – 7 pm: Artist talk in the Lecture Hall
Michelle Mendlowitz and Robin Tieu are Toronto-based ceramic educators and makers. Their new Gardiner Shop exhibition, Causality, is an exploration of impact. Using individual hollow spheres, it shows the cumulative effects of how force alters forms while simultaneously creating new forms. The outcome of throwing these objects against each other varies, some bloating, some exploding. The final result is a narrative of their lived experiences where identity is shaped by interaction.
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