There’s more to the Gardiner than our collections. Take a clay class, learn about the art of ceramics with world-renowned guest speakers, or join us for one of our many special events.
The Gardiner Museum celebrates the art of ceramics and engages local and international audiences by promoting understanding of the long history of people crafting in clay.
Through the display of its permanent collections and special exhibitions, as well as through studio education, programs that engage diverse communities, and major contributions to scholarship, the Gardiner champions ceramics.
Support from the community is vital to the Gardiner’s ability to continue to provide
Executive Chef Bianca Azupardo presents inspired seasonal menus that showcase locally-sourced ingredients, complemented by stunning views of the city.
Savour: Food Culture in the Age of Enlightenment closes January 19! Journey back in time to the kitchen gardens of Versailles and the intimate dining room of an amorous couple. Feast your eyes on porcelain peas, glass macarons, knitted cheese, and more fun surprises before they're gone.
Our popular March Break Camps give kids the opportunity to explore their creativity through clay, meet new friends, and learn hands-on skills under the guidance of a professional artist. Spots are filling up quickly. Register now!
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!
Support the Gardiner's mission to champion clay, build community, and promote arts education. All of our memberships include a full year of free admission to the Museum, as well as discounts at CLAY Restaurant and the Gardiner Shop, and start and at just $30!
“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” – Maya Angelou
The Gardiner Museum and Radius Child & Youth Services invite you to witness and celebrate fearless work in the form of ceramic sculpture. These works have been created by young artists, all of whom have experienced sexual abuse and continue to speak out about their personal experiences through the expression of clay narratives.
About Radius Child & Youth Services
Radius Child & Youth Services is a specialized community-based agency that provides clinical assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, and families affected by interpersonal abuse. A widely recognized leader in the field of child abuse (physical, sexual, or emotional) and neglect, they are pleased to provide valuable resources for mental health professionals, teachers, social workers, parents, and those working with children of any age.
Radius Child & Youth Services’ multidisciplinary team is comprised of master’s level clinicians, psychometrists/research assistants, and a consulting psychologist and psychiatrist. They conduct research and education examining child abuse that results in the development and promotion of best practice guidelines, treatment innovations, and increased public awareness that support prevention programs.
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