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.
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. Opens February 28!
Drawing from the Gardiner’s own collection and artist Ai Weiwei’s practice in traditional Chinese craft, Dr. Maris Boyd Gillette explores how Jingdezhen porcelain has inspired ceramists to create, copy, and counterfeit its glories.
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.
Let your child’s creativity shine using wheel-thrown clay! Students will learn wheel-throwing techniques to create their own unique works of art. They’ll also experiment with form and surface, applying a range of artistic techniques in a fun, hands-on clay learning environment.
Dates: April 6, 13, 27, May 4, 11, 25, June 1, 8
NO CLASS April 20
NO CLASS May 18
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Please note: Gardiner Friends may only purchase kids clay classes at the discounted rate for membership card holders’ children and grandchildren.
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Danica Drago is an artist, maker and educator from Etobicoke, Ontario, but calls many places home. Graduating from the Material Art & Design program at OCAD University, Danica's practice as a tool and object maker investigates the ways in which art, design and craft intersect, by creating functional objects that interact with the body and the spaces around us.
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