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!
Get creative as a family with clay activities on February 17 and 18, including a fun mosaic-making workshop led by a local artist. Admission for visitors 18 and under is free everyday!
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.
Karin Pavey has been a ceramic instructor for many years at the Gardiner Museum.
She began her ceramic studies in Sweden and is a graduate of both Sheridan College and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), where she received a BFA.
In addition, she has taught at Sheridan College and the ROM, and is currently an art educator for the Toronto District School Board. Through in-class demonstrations and dialogue, she strives to encourage a passion for making objects out of clay. Karin is an established and respected Canadian potter whose colorful tableware has been exhibited in North America and Europe. She has been the recipient of many awards and honors, including grants from the Ontario Arts Council, and her work has been showcased extensively in both public and private collections. Karin travels frequently to Europe, where she continues to draw inspiration for her work.
Using mainly hand-building techniques, but also some wheel-throwing, this course will focus on creating unique tableware.
Using mainly hand-building techniques, but also some wheel-throwing, this course will focus on creating unique tableware....
Learn the art of the potter’s wheel. Create functional and sculptural pieces with earthenware clay and glazes.
Learn the art of the potter’s wheel. Create functional and sculptural pieces with earthenware clay and glazes....
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