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.
Spring classes will be available for online registration starting Tuesday, January 29 at 9 am. Please note that these classes are uploaded manually so it may take several minutes before the entire schedule is posted. We do not release the schedule in advance of registration.
There will be NO in person registration on January 29. If you arrive in person you will be instructed to register online. Regular in-person registration hours (10 am – 5 pm) will resume on January 30.
Phone registration will be available at 416.408.5055 starting 9 am on January 29, but please be aware that response times are expected to be longer than usual. Voicemails will be answered in the order that they are received. We highly recommend online registration whenever possible.
New Gardiner Friends: Memberships must be purchased online as a separate transaction prior to purchasing your class in order for your discount to take immediate effect.
Please note: Gardiner Friends may only purchase adult clay classes at the discounted rate for membership card holders.
Existing Gardiner Friends: If you have not already made an online account for the new website, please follow the steps below and to make sure that your account is linked prior to October 31. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you cannot link your membership. All prior membership glitches have now been resolved.
1. Click “LOGIN” located at the top of the page
2. Click “Create Account”
3. Fill out the form and click “Yes” for “Are you already a Gardiner Friend?”
4. Click “Create Online Account
5. Enter your membership number and postal code in the following format X#X #X# (Please include the space in your postal code)
6. Click “Create Account”
7. At this point you should be logged in and should be able to see your membership details by clicking “MY ACCOUNT” located at the top of any page.
8. You can renew your membership here.
If you make your purchase and were unable to apply your membership discount, include that in the “Order Notes” field upon registration or send an email to email@example.com. Please do not wait until you arrive for class to let us know that you did not receive your discount.
If you are experiencing difficulties registering and need assistance please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416.408.5055. Voicemails will be answered in the order that they are received, with response times being longer than usual on the first day of registration.
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