The Gardiner is thrilled to announce the launch of CLAY, an original in-house restaurant offering seasonal menus of fresh, local fare in collaboration with The Food Dudes.
The Gardiner has reunited for the first time more than 350 objects from Sir William Van Horne’s exceptional collection of Japanese pottery alongside archival materials and stunning watercolours. See it now!
On November 16 & 17, the Gardiner Museum presents the inaugural International Ceramic Art Exposition, featuring contemporary ceramics from a selection of top national and international gallerists.
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.
Nominated for Classical:Next’s 2017 Innovation Award, the third iteration of Soundstreams’ Electric Messiah reshapes Handel’s holiday classic to create a strikingly modern and immersive experience from December 4 to 6 at the Drake Underground (Hallelujah!).
Featuring a special performance by turntablist SlowPitchSound, join members of the cast for a behind-the-scenes look at the wiring of Electric Messiah—a musical exploration of holiday traditions and what they mean to us today. Bring your own holiday records for spinning and join in the fun!
Before the performance, take a docent-led tour of the Gardiner’s annual 12 Trees exhibition, co-curated by novelist and visual artist Douglas Coupland and Ben Mills of Public Art Management, and inspired by the theme “Let There Be Light”.
7 pm: Gallery Prelude
7:30 – 8:30 pm: Salon 21 (free with registration)
Soundstreams is one of the world’s leading contemporary music companies, and the biggest global presenter of new Canadian music. Under the direction of Artistic Director Lawrence Cherney and Executive Director Ben Dietschi, the company showcases the work of living Canadian and international composers, with a focus on innovative thematic and experiential programming that provides context and contributes to the rich legacy of Canadian music at home and around the world.
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