Join à la Carte Kitchen Inc. at the Gardiner Bistro for lunch from Sunday to Friday in the third-floor Terrace Room with stunning views overlooking the city.
February 16 to May 21, 2017
Janet Macpherson: A Canadian Bestiary is an unprecedented group of installations where the artist uses her unique visual language to convey a very personal view of Canada. Through four immersive installations that include sound design by Justin Haynes and Janet Macpherson, and video projections by Renée Lear, Macpherson revisits moments in Canadian history and questions commonly-held conceptions about the North, identity, and our relationship to landscape.
David Balzer, Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Art magazine explores the problems and opportunities surrounding Canada 150: an event that could, and should, be as much about the future as the past.
The Gardiner Museum is Canada’s national museum of ceramics. It is one of a small number of specialized museums of ceramics in the world. Ceramic is the term we use to describe any object, whether created for practical, ritual, or ornamental use, that is made of clay and fired. There are many different types of […]
Each year, people like you help the Gardiner maintain the exhibitions, collections and programs that contribute to the vitality of Toronto by engaging an increasingly diverse population and helping to create community through shared experience.
Help us share the vitality of clay and bring the process of ceramics to life!
This year, we are focusing on a transformation with the community at the centre: a redeveloped lobby that will improve the overall visitor experience and feature a Community Clay Studio. By having the process of making clay at the forefront, we will provide all visitors with a greater understanding of clay as a medium and form of artistic expression.
Key Features of the New Lobby
Community Clay Studio
By creating an additional clay studio in this prominent location, we will be able to:
The current shop will be re-designed to integrate with the Community Clay Studio and the Lobby, featuring more Canadian ceramists.
We will be working with KPMB on this project. As the architects of the current building, developed between 2003-2006, they can ensure that that their new design integrates well with the award-winning building.
Architectural renderings by KPMB Architects
Thank You to Our Donors
Current as of December 19, 2016
Department of Canadian Heritage
Laura Dinner & Richard Rooney
$10,000 – $25,000
Ira Gluskin & Maxine Granovsky Gluskin
Lorna Marsden & Edward Harvey
Michael Young Family Foundation
$5,000 – $9,999
Margarete & John Woollatt
Alison & David Appleyard
Gail & Ian Brooker
Kelvin Browne & Michael Allen
Ellen & Brian Carr
Dick & Deirdre Cousland
Theresa & Philip Day
George & Kathy Dembroski
Douglas G. Gardner
William E. Hewitt
In memory of Jim Jones
Gardiner Volunteer Committee, Joy of Ceramics Luncheon
Bruce Keilty, HUB International, HKMB
Tom & Milou Kelley
Heather R. Lochhead
Katherine A. Lochhead
The Ouellette Family
Ontario Arts Foundation
Barbara M. Ritchie
Lisa A. Ritchie
Gretchen & Donald Ross
Esther & Sam Sarick
Deb Perna & Eric Siegrist
In memory of Carolus Dragutin Smejda
In memory of Elisabeth Smejda-Glass
Botho & Susan von Bose
In honour of the Gardiner Museum Potters
Up to $500
Lauren Gould & André Kassermelli
Neville & Lorraine Kirchmann
Lucy Klein Horsman
The Laundy Family
Orlena Lee & Derek Wong
Katy Liu & Alfred Yu
Pace Family Foundation
Wendy and Leslie Rebanks
Gail Vanstone & Kevin Karst
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