We're delighted to announce that the Gardiner Museum will reopen to the public with two days of free admission on Saturday July 11 and Sunday July 12. From July 13 onward, we'll resume our regular hours and admission rates. It seems we've been gone so long—we miss you and can't wait to welcome you back! Please read about our new health and safety protocols before your visit.
During our temporary closure, we're posting exhibitions and selections from our collection online. Discover Inuit ceramics, Chinese and Japanese porcelain, pottery from the Ancient Americas, and more!
We're excited to present a new live series hosted by Chief Curator Sequoia Miller in which an artist will share three of their artworks and speak about them in connection to a larger theme. On Thursday July 9 at 1 pm, Azza El Siddique, a Sudanese-Canadian interdisciplinary artist working in sculpture, installation, painting, photography, and film, will discuss three of her artworks in the context of the theme “Absence”. Registration is free!
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!
We’re closed until further notice, but we’re planning for the day when we can again welcome visitors. We encourage you to make a gift to the Gardiner. This will be vital for when we reopen, and is the optimistic message we all need.
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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