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Programs & Events

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

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December
08
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wish in Clay

What makes a house a home? Taking inspiration from the special exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming", recreate a cherished household object or family heirloom in clay, then display it on our lobby trees for your fellow visitors to enjoy throughout...

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December
09
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wish in Clay

What makes a house a home? Taking inspiration from the special exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming", recreate a cherished household object or family heirloom in clay, then display it on our lobby trees for your fellow visitors to enjoy throughout...

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December
10
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wish in Clay

What makes a house a home? Taking inspiration from the special exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming", recreate a cherished household object or family heirloom in clay, then display it on our lobby trees for your fellow visitors to enjoy throughout...

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December
11
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wish in Clay

What makes a house a home? Taking inspiration from the special exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming", recreate a cherished household object or family heirloom in clay, then display it on our lobby trees for your fellow visitors to enjoy throughout...

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December
11
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Family Day

Families can connect over clay with weekly activities led by our team of educators and volunteers. During the holiday season, contribute to our Wish in Clay community installation by making an original creation and displaying it on our lobby trees...

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December
12
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wish in Clay

What makes a house a home? Taking inspiration from the special exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming", recreate a cherished household object or family heirloom in clay, then display it on our lobby trees for your fellow visitors to enjoy throughout...

Details

December
13
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wish in Clay

What makes a house a home? Taking inspiration from the special exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming", recreate a cherished household object or family heirloom in clay, then display it on our lobby trees for your fellow visitors to enjoy throughout...

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December
14
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Wish in Clay

What makes a house a home? Taking inspiration from the special exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming", recreate a cherished household object or family heirloom in clay, then display it on our lobby trees for your fellow visitors to enjoy throughout...

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February
01
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Micro Meets Macro: Taking Action on Food Insecurity and Housing Instability

Bring your questions, thoughts, and ideas! Join the Gardiner Museum and Daily Bread Food Bank for an evening of action and engagement inspired by the themes in the exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming" and "Who’s Hungry", a report examining trends in food bank use and food...

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February
09
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Housewarming Curator Tour with Karine Tsoumis

Tour "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming" with exhibition curator Karine Tsoumis. The tour will open a dialogue around the themes in the exhibition, from consumerism to the climate crisis....

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February
16
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

All Walks of Life: A Journey with The Alan Shimmerman Collection

Dr. Vanessa Sigalas will introduce the people of 18th-century Saxony, Paris, London, and St. Petersburg through the Meissen porcelain sculptures of the Alan Shimmerman Collection....

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March
28
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Miniature Figure Making with Karine Giboulo

Our miniature figure making workshops with artist Karine Giboulo are back by popular demand! Discover the versatility of working with polymer clay and express your own creativity in response to the themes in the special exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming."...

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March
29
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Miniature Figure Making with Karine Giboulo

Our miniature figure making workshops with artist Karine Giboulo are back by popular demand! Discover the versatility of working with polymer clay and express your own creativity in response to the themes in the special exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming."...

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March
29
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Miniature Figure Making with Karine Giboulo

Our miniature figure making workshops with artist Karine Giboulo are back by popular demand! Discover the versatility of working with polymer clay and express your own creativity in response to the themes in the special exhibition "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming."...

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April
04
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Housewarming Curator Tour with Karine Tsoumis

Tour "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming" with exhibition curator Karine Tsoumis. The tour will open a dialogue around the themes in the exhibition, from consumerism to the climate crisis....

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April
13
27
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Making It Mini with Roxanne Brathwaite

Join Roxanne Brathwaite, Toronto-based miniaturist and contestant from Season 1 of CBC Gem's “Best In Miniature", for a series of three workshops in which participants will progressively develop skills and techniques to build their own miniature suite by repurposing everyday...

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April
15
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Slow Art Day: Housewarming

Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover the joy of looking at and loving art. This year, we'll reflect on some of the social challenges and inequities explored in the special exhibition...

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May
05
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Stories of Home: Live Storytelling Concert

Celebrate the launch of the 2023 Toronto International Storytelling Festival with an evening of live storytelling inspired by "Karine Giboulo: Housewarming."...

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