Gardiner Museum



Over 3,000 books, periodicals, journals, and engravings relating to the history, production, style, sources of European ceramics, as well as several special collections. The collection can be searched using the University of Toronto Libraries catalogue

Titles include:

  • American Ceramic Circle Newsletter
  • Ceramics Monthly
  • French Porcelain
  • Fusion
  • Ontario Pottery


Photographs of the complete collection of artefacts.

Decorative arts as they relate to ceramic objects manufactured in England, France, Italy, Austria and Germany. Recent additions include collections on contemporary ceramics, Asian porcelain and the Ancient Americas.

Public Programming:


New exhibitions seasonally. Past exhibits include exploration of ceramic genres, themes, historical clay artifacts, and showcases featuring contemporary artists.


Self-guided tours of the museum available daily.