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Special Events

Each year the Gardiner hosts a number of special events including exhibition openings, private artist studio tours, intimate lectures with world-renowned scholars, and visits to personal collections among others.

June 26
SMASH: Nourish
SMASH is a night when the next generation of arts enthusiasts and cultural philanthropists come together to celebrate the city’s vibrant arts community and see how young Canadian artists are pushing the boundaries of their media.

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May 25
Gardiner Friends Excursion
Join us for our fourth annual Gardiner Friends Excursion! This year, we will be visiting Jeff Goodman Studio, a Toronto-based studio known for their modern blown glass vessels and innovative architectural glass, for a demonstration and tour. Afterwards, we will travel to The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa. The RMG features a collection of over 4,500 works, and five galleries of changing contemporary and historical exhibitions. We will have a lunch at The RMG’s beautiful Arthur’s On the 4th, then embark on a guided tour led by Sonya Jones, Curator of Collections at The RMG.

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Become a Gardiner Friend or Patron

Get free admission, plus tons of other benefits with a Gardiner Friendship.

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