The Gardiner Museum is open seven days a week! Explore our permanent collection, discover special exhibitions, and get hands-on with clay in our studios. We look forward to welcoming you.
Discover recent work by African American artist Sharif Bey in our lobby. Bey foregrounds African and Afro-diasporic aesthetic traditions and considers the role of historical artifacts removed from their cultures of origin.
Don't wait to sign up for the Gardiner's popular summer camps. New this year, all our week-long sessions are full-day multimedia camps, so kids can draw, paint, sculpt, and more.
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!
Help us continue to offer innovative and engaging exhibitions, programs, and community projects in person and online, as well as plan for the future. Please consider making a donation today.
Presented by the Gardiner Museum, the 3rd 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.
Robin DuPont (British Columbia)
Michael Flaherty (Newfoundland)
Monica Mercedes Martinez (Manitoba)
Amélie Proulx (Quebec) WINNER
Linda Sormin (Ontario)
The Nominating Commitee
Katrina Chaytor, Ceramics Faculty, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary, Alberta
Bruce Cochrane, Ceramic artist, Mississauga, Ontario and former head of ceramics, Sheridan Institute, Oakville, Ontario
Gloria Hickey, Curator and writer on Crafts, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Jean-Pierre Labiau, Curator of Exhibitions and Decorative Arts, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Québec City, Québec
Grace Nickel, Professor of Ceramics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
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