Join à la Carte Kitchen Inc. at the Gardiner Bistro for lunch from Sunday to Friday in the third-floor Terrace Room with stunning views overlooking the city.
Janet Macpherson is known for her fascinating and technically complex porcelain animals. Through four multimedia, Macpherson revisits moments in Canadian history and questions commonly-held conceptions about the North, identity, and our relationship to landscape.
Celebrate the opening of the new Community Clay Studio with a full weekend of clay activities. Pick your favourite object from the collection and recreate it with the help of a potter. Go on a scavenger hunt in the galleries or watch a wheel-throwing demonstration.
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.
This six-part lecture series introduces participants to major themes in the history and evolution of ceramics from 3,000 BCE to the present day. Join the Gardiner’s curators as they provide an overview of each of our permanent collection areas. Each session will include an 80-minute lecture followed by an opportunity to explore the galleries with the curator.
April 3 & 10
Speaker: Siobhan Boyd, Adjunct Curator of Ancient Americas
Speaker: Daniel Chen, Adjunct Curator of Chinese Porcelain
April 24 & May 1
Speaker: Karine Tsoumis, Curator
Speaker: Rachel Gotlieb, Adjunct Curator of Contemporary Ceramics
* Please note, there will be no refunds for missed sessions and no make-up sessions will be held.
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