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.
Opening October 20! 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.
Our annual 12 Trees fundraiser has evolved into New + Now, a celebration of national and international ceramics. View and purchase some of the world’s most extraordinary contemporary ceramic art, on display in Toronto for the first time.
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.
The Gardiner Museum is Canada’s national ceramics museum, and one of the world’s great specialty museums.
We are committed to making a contribution to the medium we celebrate, as well as the community we serve. We strive to be an inviting destination that inspires and connects people, art, and ideas through clay.
If you are planning to visit the Gardiner, please look at our calendar of events to make the most of your time here. Take in our exhibitions as well as our permanent collection galleries. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the restaurant, or stop by the Gardiner Shop, recognized as one of the best museum shops in Toronto.
All of our exhibitions, programs, and events are detailed on our website, and you can view our growing permanent collection online. For a deeper connection with clay, plan to participate in one of our drop-in clay classes or register for a hands-on clay class with a professional potter.
Come see us today.
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