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The Joy of Ceramics with Sarah Milroy

Thu October 27, 2022 10:30AM - 3:00PM

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$120 Gardiner volunteers, board members, and staff
$135 Guests

The Joy of Ceramics Committee invites you to join us for the return of our annual fundraising luncheon. All proceeds raised from this event support the Community Access Fund, a means to subsidize the participation of young people and other groups in the Gardiner Museum’s clay programs.

10: 30 am: Refreshments, silent auction, and a raffle for work by featured Gardiner Shop artists
12 pm: Lunch catered by The Food Dudes
1 pm: Speaker Sarah Milroy presents “A Very Personal Story: Living with Art and Letting it Go”

A Very Personal Story: Living with Art and Letting it Go

Sarah Milroy, Chief Curator at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, will speak about Shary Boyle’s work Triumph of the Will (2010), including the joys of living with it, its many meanings, and her decision to donate it to the Gardiner Museum.

Sarah Milroy is Chief Curator at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ontario. The former editor and publisher of Canadian Art magazine, she served as lead art critic of the Globe and Mail from 2001 to 2011. In 2014, she and Ian A.C. Dejardin curated From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK, followed by Vanessa Bell (2017) and David Milne: Modern Painting (2018). Since coming to the McMichael in 2018, Milroy has curated Early Days: Indigenous Art at the McMichael (2020–21), Uninvited: Canadian Women Artists in the Modern Moment (2021–22), Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art (2022), Dempsey Bob: In His Own Voice (with Curtis Collins) (2022–24), Wanda Koop: Lightworks (2022), and Gathie Falk: Revelations (2022–24).

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Phone: 416.408.5055
Mail: Joy of Ceramics c/o Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park, Toronto ON M5S 2C7
Make cheques payable to Gardiner Museum – Attention: Joy of Ceramics

Please consider making a donation in addition to making your ticket purchase. Tax receipts will be issued for all donations over $20.