The Gardiner is thrilled to announce the launch of CLAY, an original in-house restaurant offering seasonal menus of fresh, local fare in collaboration with The Food Dudes.
The Gardiner has reunited for the first time more than 350 objects from Sir William Van Horne’s exceptional collection of Japanese pottery alongside archival materials and stunning watercolours. See it now!
Join us for family-friendly craft activities throughout the holiday season including festive ornament-making, gingerbread cookie decorating, clay experimentation, and more.
The Gardiner Museum is among the few museums in the world focused on ceramics, and is one of the most important specialty museums internationally. It houses approximately 4,000 objects, including European porcelain, ceramics from the Ancient Americas, Chinese porcelain, Japanese porcelain, and contemporary ceramics. Search the collection online!
Everyone can love clay! Become a Friend at one of the world’s great specialty museums and enjoy the benefits, including unlimited admission, invitations to exhibition previews and special events, discounts on lectures and clay classes, and more.
Join one of the world’s great specialty museums and enjoy the benefits.
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With valid post-secondary student ID
For individuals living 100 km from the Gardiner Museum
For one named cardholder and a guest
For two named adult cardholder
For two named cardholders, including parents, grandparents or caregivers and unlimited children
Give more and get more. Our Sustaining and Contributing friends receive additional benefits like reciprocal museum benefits, complimentary guests each time you visit and complimentary subscription to Ornamentum, Canada’s Decorative Arts magazine. Your additional gift will also be supporting the Gardiner’s exhibitions, permanent collection, and education and community programs.
For two named cardholders and one guest
Cardholders can enjoy the following benefits:
For two named cardholders and two guests
Enjoy exclusive access to Gardiner events, including Patron Openings for each exhibition and invitation to the Garden Party. Patron Circle friends also gain special access, along with their complimentary guests, to exhibitions and private tours. All Patron Circle friends have the opportunity to connect with artists and collectors through the Patron Connoisseur Group. This additional gift will also be supporting the Gardiner’s exhibitions, permanent collection, and education and community programs.
For two named cardholders and three guests
For two named cardholders and four guests
For two cardholders and five guests
For two cardholders and unlimited guests
The Gardiner’s Patron Connoisseur Groups provide additional benefits for our Patron Circle members and above. Choose from The Historians and The Contemporaries group to align with your personal interests. Each group provides unique opportunities to:
* National/Int’l for individuals living at least 100 km away from the Gardiner Museum.
** Student memberships require a valid post-secondary student ID to be presented.
*** Family memberships are applicable for up to 2 adults and two children at the same address.
**** Member & Guest membership offers unlimited admission for one cardholder and their guest. Program discounts apply only to the primary cardholder.
***** For our young patrons, 45 and under.
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There are no refunds on purchases of memberships at any level.
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