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.
Part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, ARTIFACT by Deborah Samuel explores the narrative of transformation and evokes the spirit of clay. Viewed collectively and at a distance, the twelve carbon pigment prints produce a planetary effect evoking ancient human cultures and mysterious celestial constructions.
Chinese calligraphy is above all an art and a discipline that leads to calmness, concentration, agility, goodness, beauty, and harmony in all aspects of life. On Sunday May 28, in celebration of Asian Heritage Month, join instructor Sui-Yung Tung for a hands-on calligraphy workshop. Free with admission. No registration required.
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.
Monday September 12, 10 am
Tickets $95 prior to July 4, $105 thereafter.
To purchase tickets, donate, or make special dietary requests, call Tony at 416.408.5053.
Join us for an inspiring talk in the Terrace Room by Jennifer Keesmaat, Chief Planner for the City of Toronto. Ms. Keesmaat has brought a new dynamism to Toronto with her broad experience, innovative plans, and personal magnetism. And her mother is a ceramist! This will be an event to remember.
10 am: Refreshments, live music, raffle, docent tours
11 am: Silent auctions – a cornucopia of outstanding ‘objets’ and more
12 pm: Luncheon served – 3 courses of excellence from à la Carte Bistro
1 pm: Speaker: Jennifer Keesmaat on The Livable, Lovable City
Your support helps. Please consider making a donation. Funds raised will go to the main floor renovation, where a new ceramics studio will showcase the craft behind the creation. Tax receipts for the luncheon will be issued for the allowable amount. Charitable tax receipts will also be issued for donations over $20.
Please make cheques payable to:
Gardiner Museum Attention: Joy of Ceramics
111 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2C7
Header image: Metropolis by DaNisha Sculpture whose work will be featured in the Gardiner Shop from November 11 – 30
111 Queen's Park
Canada, M5S 2C7