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Ai Weiwei is one of the world’s most influential artists and human rights activists, and one of China’s most formidable critics. Ai Weiwei: Unbroken features a selection of the artist's most iconic ceramics, and marks the international debut of new work. See it now!
SMASH: Nourish is a night of bold artwork, delicious cuisine, refreshing drinks, and invigorating experiences. The Gardiner Museum Young Patron Circle's annual art party sold out last year, so get your tickets early!
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!
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*Youth and children aged 18 and under are always free. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. School groups MUST pre-register.
Groups of 10 or more people are eligible for a special group admission rate and must pre-register before their visit.
Half-price admission every WEDNESDAY AND Friday from 4 to 9 pm. This rate is not available online. Half-price tickets are available in person only on Wednesdays and Fridays from 4 pm onward.
Please note: Capacity in Ai Weiwei: Unbroken is limited. There is no timed entry. Please be aware that you may encounter wait times during particularly busy periods. No coats or large bags are permitted in the exhibition. Lockers and cubbies will be provided.
Free admission every Tuesday for post-secondary students with valid ID.
Guided Tours (Free with admission)
Please check-in at the Front Desk at the time of your visit for more information.
Daily at 2 pm
Fridays at 2 pm & 7 pm
Sundays at 2 pm & 3 pm
Make a reservation
Open daily including holidays, with the exception of January 1 and December 25.
111 Queen's Park
Canada, M5S 2C7
There is no museum parking lot, however there are several paid lots in the vicinity.
• On Cumberland St, one block north of Bloor, east off Avenue Rd
• In the Colonnade building, at 131 Bloor St W
• One block north of Bloor St W, on Avenue Rd, in Yorkville Village’s building (Formerly Hazelton Lanes)