The Gardiner Museum is open seven days a week. Explore our permanent collection, discover special exhibitions, get hands-on with clay in our studios, dine, shop, and more.
Enter an immersive world created by Montreal-based artist Karine Giboulo, brought to life by over 500 miniature polymer clay figures that tell stories about our most urgent social issues, from the pandemic to the climate crisis. It will delight visitors of all ages!
Registration for our popular March Break camps opens to Gardiner Friends on January 23 and to the general public on January 25. From March 13 - 17, kids and teens can explore the Museum and get creative with clay in our pottery studios!
Experience the Gardiner's world-renowned collection, in person and online. From Chinese porcelain to contemporary Canadian ceramics, discover the people and histories behind the objects.
Everyone can love clay! Become a Gardiner Friend and enjoy the benefits, including unlimited admission, advanced clay class registration, invitations to exhibition previews and special events, discounts on lectures and classes, and more.
Pippa Samsworth is the winner of the 2021 Gardiner Award, presented to a graduate from the Ceramics program at Sheridan College. Her work is inspired by memories made while growing up on the water’s edge of Lake Ontario. This display features a series of platters that capture quiet moments spent in and around Tannery Park.
The Gardiner Museum’s Next Generation Program is made possible by Lead Supporter RBC Emerging Artists Project.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Pippa Samsworth grew up in Oakville near the shore of Lake Ontario and Tannery Park. After discovering her love for clay at Crack Pot Studio with Cathleen Nicholson in 2017, Pippa studied Craft and Design at Sheridan College. She was the recipient of the FUSION Technical Achievement Award and the 2021 Gardiner Prize. Pippa is now working as a potter with Dawn Middleton at the Ye11ow Studio in Picton, Prince Edward County.
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