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Join us for special exhibition events, art parties, our signature fundraising gala, and more!

Registration can be done online any time, in person during Museum hours, or by phone at 416.408.5055 Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm.

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June
21
22
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

SMASH: We Are More

SMASH presented by RBC Wealth Management returns for its most immersive art experience yet, featuring contemporary painters, sculptors, digital innovators, and botanical artists from Toronto and Montreal who will transform the Gardiner into sensory overload....

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July
05
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Alice Sheppard Dance Performance

In support of jes sachse’s I wanna dance with some body plaza installation, British-born dancer Alice Sheppard will collaborate with sachse for a live choreographic work....

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July
05
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Invisible Footprints 0.2: Deep Cuts Public Opening

Join us for the official opening of Invisible Footprints 0.2: Deep Cuts, an art exhibition that aims to visualize and document the lived experiences of Toronto’s queer and trans East and Southeast Asians. ...

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July
06
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Alice Sheppard Artist Talk

Hear from Alice Sheppard, a choreographer and dancer renowned for her work with disability arts, culture, and history, ...

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July
14
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Invisible Footprints 0.2 Deep Cuts Artist Tour and Panel

You are invited to the artist tour and panel of Invisible Footprints 0.2: Deep Cuts, an art exhibition that aims to visualize and document the lived experiences of Toronto’s queer and trans East and Southeast Asians. ...

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August
02
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Reclaiming Artifacts Opening

Meet the young artists, facilitators, and project leads behind Reclaiming Artifacts in celebration of Lawrence Heights, the power of community, and the importance of youth voices....

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August
05
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Family Sunday: Notebooks of the Future

Join us for a hands-on zine-making session facilitated by youth artists from Reclaiming Artifacts....

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August
09
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Panic in the Labyrinth Performance

Join artist Annie Wong for a live choir performance on the Gardiner Plaza. ...

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August
12
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Family Sunday: Fossil Imprints

Inspired by the interactive exhibition’s “discovery” of artifacts found in the year 2050, this workshop will give visitors of all ages the chance to become future-forward archaeologists and create fossil imprints from the past and present....

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August
16
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Panic in the Labyrinth Performance

Join artist Annie Wong for a live choir performance on the Gardiner Plaza. ...

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August
25
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

I wanna dance with some body Daytime Disco

Part of the Community Arts Space: Recent Histories Music aficionados and sun-worshipers will feel the heat at this Saturday afternoon dance party in support of jes sachse’s I wanna dance with some body plaza installation. Enjoy relaxed beats, a live DJ,...

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September
05
10:30 am - 2:00 pm

Joy of Ceramics Luncheon

Join us for the Gardiner Volunteer Committee's annual fundraising event, featuring guest speaker Marie Henein, one of Canada’s foremost criminal lawyers....

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September
21
22
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

A Passion for Porcelain: A Symposium in Honour of Meredith Chilton

Join us for an international symposium celebrating the career and scholarship of Meredith Chilton, former Chief Curator at the Gardiner Museum. From ice cream to elephants, this two-day event will feature a broad range of talks by leading scholars on...

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