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.
How do I register for drop in classes?
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 space 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....
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