We're thrilled to welcome you back safely to the Gardiner with new exhibitions, hands-on activities, studio classes, dining, shopping, and more. Please note that all visitors 12 and older must show proof of full vaccination. Plan your visit today!
Renaissance Venice was a multicultural metropolis at the intersection of trade routes linking Europe to the Islamic World, with pigments, spices, and luxury objects flowing through the city. Discover a sensory world of more than 110 objects, including Venetian ceramics and glass, Islamic metalware, and contemporary art. Plan your visit now!
Feeling stressed? In our four-week mindfulness workshops, registered art therapist Suzanne Thomson will show you a series of clay hand-building exercises to help you relax and reconnect with the present. The first class starts on October 28, so act fast!
Every object in our permanent collection can be accessed through our eMuseum portal. Learn about individual collecting areas, like Italian Maiolica or Modern and Contemporary Ceramics, or search the full collection by keyword. You'll be amazed by what you discover!
We need your support to continue to offer innovative and engaging exhibitions, programs, and community projects online, as well as plan for the future. Please consider making a donation to help us build community with clay.
All Museum visitors, clay class participants, and on-site program participants ages 12 and up must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. See our Welcome Back page for more information.
Bring your office or team to the Gardiner Museum and participate in a hands-on clay experience! Show off your artistic skills by making a unique piece of art or work together as a team to uncover hidden talents. Participants will be guided by a professional potter who will show them how to hand-build or wheel-throw their own unique creations.
Duration: 2 hours of activity
Pottery Wheel: $400
(Prices include materials and firing)
Single Group Capacity: 10 individuals per group*
Note: We may be able to host slightly larger groups on a per-case basis.
All Corporate Classes are led by experienced artist-educators who specialize in ceramics.
*As the Gardiner works to ensure the safety and well-being of our visitors, staff, and volunteers, we continue to update our capacity limitations based on provincial guidelines.
All bookings must be made at least 2 weeks in advance of the date of arrival. A deposit of $150 is required upon booking. Final payment is due in full on the day of your visit.
Finished pieces will be ready for pick-up two weeks after the program. Pieces not picked up at the Museum by the deadline will be discarded.
Cancellation and Refunds:
All cancellations require an e-mail notice sent to the Education Manager two weeks prior to the program date. All refunds are subject to a $25 administrative fee.
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Canada, M5S 2C7