Join à la Carte Kitchen Inc. at the Gardiner Bistro for lunch from Sunday to Friday in the third-floor Terrace Room with stunning views overlooking the city.
Janet Macpherson is known for her fascinating and technically complex porcelain animals. Through four multimedia, Macpherson revisits moments in Canadian history and questions commonly-held conceptions about the North, identity, and our relationship to landscape.
Celebrate the opening of the new Community Clay Studio with a full weekend of clay activities. Pick your favourite object from the collection and recreate it with the help of a potter. Go on a scavenger hunt in the galleries or watch a wheel-throwing demonstration.
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.
Every Wednesday & Friday from 6 to 8 pm, and Sundays from 1 to 3 pm, explore the joy of working with clay in our studio!
A professional ceramic artist is present at each session to guide students of all skill levels and offer advice on creating your piece.
How do I register?
1) When you arrive at the Museum please proceed directly to the Front Desk to pick up a number. Numbers are available for pick up 45 minutes ahead of ticket sale times: 4:45 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays, and 11:45 am on Sundays. You will received one numbered ticket per person present. Numbers will continue to be handed out until there are none left.
2) Once you have your number, you can leave the Museum and come back at 5:30 pm (Wednesdays and Fridays) or 12:30 pm (Sundays). You can also look around the Museum or Shop.
3) Please return promptly at ticket selling time: 5:30 pm (Wednesdays and Fridays) or 12:30 pm (Sundays). Numbers will then be called out in order. Please return the number when you buy your ticket. If you are not present when your number is called, you risk losing your spot in line.
Explore the potential of working with clay! Professional ceramic artists guide students of various skill levels and offer advice.
Explore the potential of working with clay! Professional ceramic artists guide students of various skill levels and offer advice....
111 Queen's Park
Canada, M5S 2C7