We're thrilled to welcome you back safely to the Gardiner with new exhibitions, hands-on activities, studio classes, dining, shopping, and more. Please note that all visitors 12 and older must show proof of full vaccination. Plan your visit today!
Renaissance Venice was a multicultural metropolis at the intersection of trade routes linking Europe to the Islamic World, with pigments, spices, and luxury objects flowing through the city. Discover a sensory world of more than 110 objects, including Venetian ceramics and glass, Islamic metalware, and contemporary art. Plan your visit now!
Feeling stressed? In our four-week mindfulness workshops, registered art therapist Suzanne Thomson will show you a series of clay hand-building exercises to help you relax and reconnect with the present. The first class starts on October 28, so act fast!
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!
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.
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.
111 Queen's Park
Canada, M5S 2C7