The Gardiner Museum is closed temporarily in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Check our homepage for a rotating selection of online resources and digital art experiences that you can enjoy at home. Be sure to sign up for our e-newsletter and follow us on social media for your daily ceramics fix.
During our temporary closure, we're posting exhibitions and selections from our collection online. Discover Inuit ceramics, Chinese and Japanese porcelain, pottery from the Ancient Americas, and more!
We're posting family-friendly art activities inspired by our collection and the endless possibilities of clay. Visit our Family Day page for weekly crafts, colouring pages, and more fun art projects that you can enjoy at home.
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!
We’re closed until further notice, but we’re planning for the day when we can again welcome visitors. We encourage you to make a gift to the Gardiner. This will be vital for when we reopen, and is the optimistic message we all need.
A stunning, minimalist space with floor-to-ceiling windows, The Gardiner Museum’s Terrace Room has spectacular views up and down Queen’s Park and across to the Royal Ontario Museum.
Groups can also rent the Gardiner’s lobby. With white walls and limestone floors, this entrance space has housed wedding receptions, pre-dinner cocktails, and networking events.
The venue rental fees are to be paid in full in order to secure your date. If there is a prior hold on the venue for your preferred date, that client has first right of refusal and 48 hours to book or release the date. Should we not receive correspondence from the client currently holding the date, the venue reserves the right to release for the next interested party.
Please contact one of our preferred catering partners, where you will be assigned an event coordinator who will prepare your customized menu proposal.
Download the Venue Rental Package
111 Queen's Park
Canada, M5S 2C7
The Gardiner Museum is temporarily closed.