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. We look forward to welcoming you!
Enter a world at once familiar and uncanny. The exhibition hall has been transformed into an immersive reimagining of Montreal-based artist Karine Giboulo's home. Brought to life by over 500 miniature polymer clay figures, this is no ordinary house. The figures tell stories that reflect our most urgent social issues, from the pandemic and climate crisis to food insecurity and housing instability. Get tickets!
From now until January, join us every day in the lobby for Wish in Clay, a family-friendly community clay activity, included with adult admission and free for kids. We supply the materials and you bring your creativity!
Every object in our permanent collection can be accessed through our eMuseum portal. Learn about individual collecting areas, like Italian Maiolica or Modern and Contemporary Ceramics, or search the full collection by keyword. You'll be amazed by what you discover!
Limited time offer! Purchase or renew a Gardiner Friendship before January 1, 2023 and receive a free Get Acquainted pass (valued at $30) to gift to the art lover of your choice. Become a Gardiner Friend today!
The second annual RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award recognizes the artist whose work receives the most votes from the participating public with a $10,000 cash prize. See the artists’ work on display at the Gardiner and cast your vote from September 4 to 30.
Jason Holley (Newfoundland)
Sarah Lawless (British Columbia)
Janet Macpherson (Ontario)
Julie Moon (Ontario)
Brendan Tang (British Columbia) WINNER
The Nominating Committee
Dr. Sandra Alfoldy
111 Queen's Park
Canada, M5S 2C7