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

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September
22
26
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Film Screening: To Build a Fire

French filmmaker Fx Goby’s animated adaptation of Jack London’s 1908 classic novel, To Build a Fire, depicts a trapper's struggle for survival in the freezing temperatures of the Yukon in the late 1890s. ...

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September
24
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Artist Talk: Fx Goby

Join us for a moderated conversation with French filmmaker Fx Goby following a screening of his film To Build a Fire....

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September
27
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Joy of Ceramics

Join us for the 25th anniversary of the Joy of Ceramics luncheon, the Gardiner Volunteer Committee's annual fundraising event, featuring a presentation by David Walmsley, Editor-in-Chief of The Globe and Mail. ...

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Sep
Oct
29
01
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Culture Days Weekend

Enjoy three full days of free admission as part of Canada's national celebration of community arts. ...

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October
12
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Empty Bowls 25th Anniversary

Empty Bowls, now in its 25th year at the Gardiner, is a North American-wide project to aid the homeless. More than 400 bowls are donated by potters, potter’s guilds, and students, and delicious soups are prepared and ladled out by...

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October
18
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Steven Heinemann Friends Day

Gardiner Friends are invited to join us for a sneak peek of the special exhibition Steven Heinemann: Culture and Nature. ...

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November
11
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Steven Heinemann: Culture and Nature Exhibition Walk-Through

Join Steven Heinemann and contemporary ceramics collector Raphael Yu for a walk-through of Culture and Nature....

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November
16
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

12 Trees Gala

Join Gardiner Friends and supporters for the annual 12 Trees Gala, a luminous evening in celebration of the exhibition 12 Trees: Let There Be Light and the contemporary artists who designed this year’s dynamic installations. ...

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November
18
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Master Potter at Work: Steven Heinemann

Steven Heinemann leads an intimate observation-based workshop in our Community Clay Studio for emerging, established, and curious ceramic makers, exploring key elements of his artistic process....

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November
24
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Salon 21: Plugging in the Messiah

Featuring a special performance by turntablist SlowPitchSound, join members of the cast for a behind-the-scenes look at the wiring of Electric Messiah and take a tour of the holiday exhibition 12 Trees: Let There Be Light....

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