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Ai Weiwei is one of the world’s most influential artists and human rights activists, and one of China’s most formidable critics. Ai Weiwei: Unbroken features a selection of the artist's most iconic ceramics, and marks the international debut of new work. See it before it closes on June 9!
SMASH: Nourish is a night of bold artwork, delicious cuisine, refreshing drinks, and invigorating experiences. The Gardiner Museum Young Patron Circle's annual art party sold out last year, so get your tickets early!
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!
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September 2 – October 14, 2014
The Gardiner Museum presents the 4th Annual RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award from September 2 to October 14, 2014. Supported by the RBC Emerging Artists Project, the $10,000 award – voted by the public at the exhibition and online – honours a Canadian artist (or permanent resident) who has been out of school and practicing professionally with clay as part of his/her artist practice for seven years or less. A national panel of artists, curators and arts educators nominated the five exceptional artists.
LEARN ABOUT THE ARTISTS & THEIR WORK >>
Online voting begins Wednesday, September 3 at 12 noon and ends Monday, October 13 at 11:59 pm.
You can also vote at the exhibition from September 2 to October 13. Join the conversation on Twitter with #RBCgardiner or in the comment section below.
Join us on Tuesday October 14 at 7 pm for the announcement of this year’s winner. There will be a reception at 5 – 6 pm followed by a panel discussion with the artists from 6 – 7 pm. Free to the general public.
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