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From Convent to Museum: The Renovation Story

December 5, 2017 - December 2, 2018
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada

  The Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, whose members are commonly known as the Sisters of Loretto, is a Roman Catholic congregation founded in France in 1609. In 1847, the Loretto Sisters arrived in Canada and by 1856 they had established a convent in Guelph, located on “Catholic Hill” near to the Church of…

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Needle Art Expressions: Canadian Embroiderers’ Guild, Guelph

January 16 - April 29
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada

In 1976, a local group of Anglican women with an interest in making liturgical embroidery established ‘The St. James Embroiderers.’ They soon realized that the group needed more structure and to include other forms of needle work. In spring of 1977, with advice from the Canadian Embroiderers’ Guild, London (a textile arts group), the first…

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Focusing on Nature: Photography in the Natural World

March 10 - June 10
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
Photograph of green leaf with caterpillar trails

A collaboration between Focus on Nature and Guelph Museums. Opening reception: Friday, March 23, 6:30 PM   Photography provides new ways of seeing and understanding our local environment. Today’s technological, urbanized culture meets the natural world in this exhibition of digital photographs created by Guelph youth through Focus on Nature, a local organization that connects…

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Toys and Games

February 6 @ 10:00 am - July 1 @ 5:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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I STAND #InUnity

March 10 @ 10:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada

Opening reception: Friday, March 23, 6:30 PM Of an estimated 4,200 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) in Canada, only 1,200 are recognized by the RCMP. On October 19, 2017 hundreds of people from Guelph gathered to demonstrate against this disparity and to demand a healthier shared future. Together they formed a human medicine wheel,…

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Tiny Tots: Flower Power

April 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada

Join us on the first Thursday of each month for Tiny Tot fun! Drop in for organized songs, crafts, and games for children one to four years old and their caregivers. Circle time is at 11 AM. This month’s theme, Flower Power! Upcoming Tiny Tot themes: May 3 - Museum Month

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