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Programs & Events

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

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May
29
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Family Day

Taking inspiration from the Gardiner Museum's special exhibitions and permanent collection of ceramics from around the world, learn clay hand-building and decorating techniques in our Laura Dinner & Richard Rooney Community Clay Studio....

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June
08
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

International Ceramic Art Fair Preview Gala

Guests are invited to view and purchase exceptional ceramic works from leading galleries and artists during an elegant cocktail party at the Gardiner Museum....

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June
09
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gallery Tour with Maya Wilson-Sanchez

Tour the International Ceramic Art Fair (ICAF) with Gardiner Museum Curatorial Resident Maya Wilson-Sanchez....

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June
09
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gallery Talk with Eddy Firmin

Featured artist Eddy Firmin will host an in-person discussion about his work, which explores identity, heritage, and resistance....

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June
10
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gallery Tour with Maya Wilson-Sanchez

Tour the International Ceramic Art Fair (ICAF) with Gardiner Museum Curatorial Resident Maya Wilson-Sanchez....

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June
10
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Talking Earth

Join us for the debut of a new permanent public artwork by Tekaronhiáhkhwa / Santee Smith. The work will be activated in a series of live durational performances on our outdoor plaza....

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June
11
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gallery Tour with Anya Montiel and Sequoia Miller

Tour the International Ceramic Art Fair (ICAF) with Chief Curator Sequoia Miller and guest speaker Anya Montiel, Curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C....

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June
11
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Moving Beyond Boundaries: Indigenous Women and Clay

Anya Montiel, Curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., will present an in-person discussion about Indigenous women and clay....

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June
11
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Talking Earth

Join us for the debut of a new permanent public artwork by Tekaronhiáhkhwa / Santee Smith. The work will be activated in a series of live durational performances on our outdoor plaza....

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June
12
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Talking Earth

Join us for the debut of a new permanent public artwork by Tekaronhiáhkhwa / Santee Smith. The work will be activated in a series of live durational performances on our outdoor plaza....

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June
14
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gallery Tour with Hilary Riem of Cooper Cole Gallery

Tour the International Ceramic Art Fair (ICAF) with a focus on the works of Brie Ruais, Daniel Rios Rodriguez, Jennie Jieun Lee, and Kate Newby, all represented by Cooper Cole Gallery....

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June
14
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual Artist Talk with Maya Wilson-Sanchez

Join Gardiner Museum Curatorial Resident Maya Wilson-Sanchez for a free virtual conversation about the work of Kukuli Velarde, a Peruvian-American artist who specializes in painting and ceramic sculptures made out of clay and terracotta....

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June
15
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual Artist Talk with Maura Doyle

Maura Doyle will present a free virtual talk on her hybrid practice which encompasses ceramics, sculpture, printed matter/publications and drawing....

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June
15
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Gallery Talk with Sharif Bey

Artist Sharif Bey will lead an in-person discussion about his exhibition Colonial Ruptures, on display in the lobby....

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June
16
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gallery Tour with Maya Wilson-Sanchez

Tour the International Ceramic Art Fair (ICAF) with Gardiner Museum Curatorial Resident Maya Wilson-Sanchez....

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June
16
8:00 pm - 11:59 pm

SMASH: Terra

The Gardiner's annual art party returns for an unforgettable evening of contemporary art, cocktails, cuisine, and more....

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June
17
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Virtual Artist Talk with Cristina Córdova

Join featured artist Cristina Córdova for a free online discussion about her work. Córdova creates figurative compositions that examine our shared humanity and question socio-cultural notions of gender, race, and beauty....

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