There’s more to the Gardiner than our collections. Take a clay class, learn about the art of ceramics with world-renowned guest speakers, or join us for one of our many special events.
The Gardiner Museum celebrates the art of ceramics and engages local and international audiences by promoting understanding of the long history of people crafting in clay.
Through the display of its permanent collections and special exhibitions, as well as through studio education, programs that engage diverse communities, and major contributions to scholarship, the Gardiner champions ceramics.
Support from the community is vital to the Gardiner’s ability to continue to provide
Executive Chef Bianca Azupardo presents inspired seasonal menus that showcase locally-sourced ingredients, complemented by stunning views of the city.
Savour: Food Culture in the Age of Enlightenment closes January 19! Journey back in time to the kitchen gardens of Versailles and the intimate dining room of an amorous couple. Feast your eyes on porcelain peas, glass macarons, knitted cheese, and more fun surprises before they're gone.
Our popular March Break Camps give kids the opportunity to explore their creativity through clay, meet new friends, and learn hands-on skills under the guidance of a professional artist. Spots are filling up quickly. Register now!
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!
Support the Gardiner's mission to champion clay, build community, and promote arts education. All of our memberships include a full year of free admission to the Museum, as well as discounts at CLAY Restaurant and the Gardiner Shop, and start and at just $30!
Marc Egan is a studio ceramist, producing decorated earthenware pottery and ceramic sculpture out of his Toronto studio.
He studied ceramics at the Sheridan College School of Craft and Design.
As a ceramics instructor/educator, Marc has taught at Harbourfront Centre, George Brown College, Sheridan College, and the Gardiner Museum. He has undertaken both national and international artist residencies and is the recipient of many awards including the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics in 2003. Marc has exhibited across Canada and in the United States, and his work is included in numerous private collections, as well as the collections of the Gardiner Museum, ROM, and the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery. As part of his teaching, he demonstrates techniques, discusses ideas, and shares his extensive knowledge of ceramics with his students to help them develop their skills, broaden their understanding, and find inspiration in clay.
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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