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Culture Days

Culture Days Weekend

Fri Sep 29 to Oct 01, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 10 am – 9 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm

Enjoy three full days of free admission as part of Culture Days, Canada’s national celebration of community arts. Explore the Gardiner’s world-renowned collection of ceramics from the Ancient Americas, Europe, China, Japan, and contemporary pottery. Guided tours will take place daily at 2 pm.

On Saturday from 2 to 4 pm in the lobby, Medicine Song Woman Brenda MacIntyre will lead a participatory drum circle. A Juno Award-winning singer, speaker, and Indigenous wisdom-keeper, Brenda will share knowledge about participatory music-making through frame drum, shaker, and singing techniques. Visitors are invited to listen and take part. A limited selection of percussion instruments will be available for use.

On Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm, join us for hands-on art activities as part of our Family Sunday program.

On Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 3pm, visitors are welcome to observe a Raku firing class taking place on our outdoor plaza.

Welcome back! We're now open 7 days a week. Please note that visitors ages 12 and up must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.Learn more