We've reopened with modified summer hours and free admission on weekends! There's plenty of space to reconnect and amazing art to discover in all corners of the Museum. Please read our new health and safety policies before your visit.
From sticky to crusty, pliable to powdery, and shaped to shapeless, clay’s ability to transform in real time is prompting a new generation of artists to explore the possibilities of this ancient material. RAW features new work by four artists who are pushing boundaries with unfired clay: Cassils, Magdolene Dykstra, Azza El Siddique, and Linda Swanson. See it now!
We're excited to introduce Clay Date, a new online art fundraiser in support of the Gardiner Museum and inspired by the special exhibition RAW. Presented by the Young Patron Circle's SMASH Committee, Clay Date will virtually unite a community of art enthusiasts and cultural philanthropists for an evening with artist Habiba El-Sayed.
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!
As we begin to welcome visitors back to the Gardiner, we need your support to continue offering innovative and engaging exhibitions, programs, and community projects on site and online. Make a donation and help us build community with clay.
The Porcelain Society recognizes and honours those who have made a commitment to supporting the future of the Gardiner through a planned gift.
Members enjoy exclusive events each year that provide intimate access to international experts, collections currently in storage, and patron openings.
With their permission, members are listed in the Museum’s Annual Report and on the Museum’s website, in the hope that your gift will inspire others.
Porcelain Society Members
The Gardiner is deeply grateful to all members of the Porcelain Society for including the Museum in their legacy plans.
Alison & David Appleyard
Julia Bass Hamilton
Judy & Phelps Bell
Ann Walker Bell*
Kelvin Browne & Michael Allen
Ellen & Brian Carr
Robert & Marian Cumming
Theresa & Philip Day
Kent & Douglas* Farndale
Douglas G. Gardner*
Lorna Marsden & Edward Harvey
Diana Reitberger & Harry Beck
Isabella Smejda & Ambrose Roche
Russell David Smith & Carl Lee Shain
Maurice & Sheila Snelgrove
Joy Tyndall & Michael Pearson*
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