The Gardiner Museum is a destination that inspires and connects people, art, and ideas through clay, one of the world’s oldest art forms. Year‐round the Museum mounts special exhibitions, events, lectures, and clay classes to complement its permanent collection.
This landmark show explores more than seven decades of Nordic aesthetic influence on Canadian design. The first exhibition of its kind, True Nordic features over 100 works by more than 60 designers. The works reflect a simple yet vital Scandinavian aesthetic tied to natural forms, materials, and imagery, and a desire to create attractive, functional objects.
This week-long camp is open to kids ages 7-14 with all levels of experience. They will create crazy creatures and learn how to sculpt functional ceramic pieces as well as how to decorate using glazes.
The Gardiner Museum is Canada’s national museum of ceramics. It is one of a small number of specialized museums of ceramics in the world. Ceramic is the term we use to describe any object, whether created for practical, ritual or ornamental use, that is made of clay and fired. There are many different types of […]
Each year, people like you help the Gardiner maintain the exhibitions, collections and programs that contribute to the vitality of Toronto by engaging an increasingly diverse population and helping to create community through shared experience.
JANET MACPHERSON earned her Bachelor degree in philosophy from York University, and studied ceramics at Sheridan College. She holds an MFA with a focus on ceramics from The Ohio State University. Janet has been the recipient of research and project grants from The Canada Council for the Arts, was nominated for the RBC Emerging Artist People’s Choice Award in 2012, and was the 2013 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics. Janet was an artist-in-residence at Harbourfront Centre from 2011 to 2014 and recently completed an international residency at Zentrum fur Keramik in Berlin, Germany. She has shown her work extensively in Canada and the United States. Janet lives and works in Toronto.
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