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Programs & Events

Join us for special exhibition programs, lectures and panels, art parties, and more!

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November
28
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Family Day: Holiday Edition

Join us every Sunday from 11 am - 3 pm for family-friendly art activities in our lobby. Throughout the holiday season, we're hosting a special series of Sunday clay workshops as part of our Wish in Clay project....

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November
29
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wish in Clay

Wish in Clay is back at the Gardiner Museum! Mould a wish or hope for the season out of clay and display it for your fellow visitors to enjoy. As more clay creations begin to populate the lobby, our community...

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December
02
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual Artist Demo with Lindsay Montgomery

Award-winning ceramic artist Lindsay Montgomery is known for her contemporary interpretations of Medieval and Renaissance imagery. Her work is featured in the exhibition Renaissance Venice: Life and Luxury at the Crossroads. Watch Montgomery stream live from the studio and get...

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December
06
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Highlight Tour with Karine Tsoumis: From Lacemakers to Courtesans

Step into the lives of Renaissance women in this special exhibition tour highlighting select objects created by female artisans, owned by women, and conveying ideals of femininity....

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December
09
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Questioning Quarantine in the Jewish Ghetto of Venice

Dana E. Katz explores the concept of quarantine as it relates to the enforced residential restriction of the Venetian Jewish ghetto. The ghetto offered Jews a home; however, it did so by disenfranchising them from privilege and power....

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December
15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Highlight Tour with Dr. Fahmida Suleman

Join Dr. Karine Tsoumis for a special tour in conversation with Dr. Fahmida Suleman, Curator of the Islamic World at the Royal Ontario Museum. In this focused tour, Dr. Suleman will discuss a selection of Islamic artworks featured in the exhibition...

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December
15
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Curator Tour with Karine Tsoumis (French)

Découvrez La Renaissance à Venise: Carrefour du luxe et de la vie en compagnie de Dr. Karine Tsoumis, commissaire de l’exposition. La visite guidée sera offerte en français....

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