Join à la Carte Kitchen Inc. at the Gardiner Bistro for lunch from Sunday to Friday in the third-floor Terrace Room with stunning views overlooking the city.
Janet Macpherson is known for her fascinating and technically complex porcelain animals. Through four multimedia, Macpherson revisits moments in Canadian history and questions commonly-held conceptions about the North, identity, and our relationship to landscape.
Celebrate the opening of the new Community Clay Studio with a full weekend of clay activities. Pick your favourite object from the collection and recreate it with the help of a potter. Go on a scavenger hunt in the galleries or watch a wheel-throwing demonstration.
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.
Part of the programming for Janet Macpherson: A Canadian Bestiary
Regarded as a pioneer of “acoustic ecology,” Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer has long been concerned with environmental sound. In partnership with Soundstreams, this musical event will explore notions of wilderness and soundscapes in conversation with artist Janet Macpherson and composer David Jaeger. There will also be a Gallery Prelude featuring a docent-led tour of Janet Macpherson: A Canadian Bestiary.
Gallery Prelude included with half-price Friday admission. FREE for Gardiner Friends. Salon 21 is FREE with registration.
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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. Visit soundstreams.ca.
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