Plan your visit to CLAY, offering a seasonal menu of fresh local fare in one of the city's most beautiful spaces. Try our newly-launched spring menu today!
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!
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.
For one weekend only, spectacular floral installations by some of Toronto’s top designers celebrate the arrival of spring in the city. Don’t miss this new must-see event and exhibition!
Joseph Delarge (eco|stems)
Lidia Tacconelli (Fiori Floral Inc.)
Bella Jackson (Floral Fetish)
Bruno Duarte (Fresh Floral Creations)
Michael Renaud (Horticultural Design)
Phyllis Lill & Marilyn Lill (Lilium)
Rosemary Little Jeffares (Quince Flowers)
Exhibition Programs & Events
Thursday April 26, 6:30 pm
Be the first to see the floral creations! Join us for a champagne and oyster reception featuring live music and gourmet food by Chef Jamie Kennedy.
Sunday April 29, 3 – 4:30 pm
Spring Planters with Michael Renaud
Creating a fabulous outdoor display can transform any home or garden. Learn how professional floral designers create beautiful spring planters with acclaimed horticultural designer, Michael Renaud.
Sunday April 29, 1 – 4 pm
Kids Spring Awakening Workshop
Spring has sprung at the Gardiner museum! See the spectacular fresh floral creations exhibited on all three floors and join us in the lobby for a crafting bonanza! Bring your imagination and creativity and paint your very own clay pot. At the end of the session take your pot home with some seeds and create your own little garden.
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