In addition to our ongoing retail selection, the Gardiner Shop hosts exhibitions featuring the work of top local artists and designers.

Eden Bender: Lost
July to September
Established Toronto-based sculptor and painter Eden Bender presents an exploration of things left behind and their emotional impact, featuring works that depict constructed stories and others that are factual.

Year of Japan
August to September
In celebration of the Year of Japan, our annual group retail show features inspiring sculptures by some of Canada’s top Japanese ceramic artists, including Chiho Tokita, Eiko Maeda, Joan Matsusaki, Noriko Masuda, and Yumiko Katsuya. Each has their own aesthetic, technique, and unique point of view.

Toronto Potters Biennial Exhibition
October to November
The Toronto Potters will be holding their 20th Biennial Juried Exhibition in the Gardiner Shop. The exhibition showcases forty works from twenty-four local artists. From functional to sculptural, the exhibition highlights the breadth of exceptional work produced by community potters and ceramists today.

Opening Reception
Friday October 5, 6 – 8 pm

Featuring a Japanese tea ceremony led by Master Yumiko Katsuya in the Community Clay Studio. Sweets, matcha tea, and light refreshments will be served.

Ikebana demonstration
Tuesday October 23, 6:45 – 8:45 pm

Presented by Toronto Potters and Ikebana International, featuring masters of four Ikebana Schools demonstrating the ancient Japanese art of flower arrangement.

All events are free and open to the public. Please check in with the front desk upon arrival.

Image: Courtesy of Eden Bender


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