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Military Lecture: A Plague of Diseased Soldiers

February 15 @ 7:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Admission by donation

Lyndsay Rosenthal presents A Plague of Diseased Soldiers: Venereal Disease and the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Offered in partnership with the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies. Admission by donation.   Upcoming Lecture: March 22 – Katrina Pasierbek presents Underground at Vimy: Remembering the Cave Carvers

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Military Lecture: Underground at Vimy

March 22 @ 7:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Admission by donation

Katrina Pasierbek presents Underground at Vimy: Remembering the Cave Carvers. Offered in partnership with the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies. Admission by donation.

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In the Footsteps of John McCrae Tour 2018

April 27 - May 5

Honour Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, 100 years after his passing, by participating in a guided tour tracing his overseas service, and paying your respects during a memorial service at his gravesite. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to follow in the footsteps of Canadian soldier, doctor and poet Lt. Col. John McCrae, exploring sites where he tended to the wounded and wrote In Flanders Fields, and visiting important First World War landmarks and historical sites, including Essex Field Dressing Station, the…

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Transported: Objects of Meaning and the Immigrant Experience

November 5, 2017 - February 25, 2018
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Five short films and an installation featuring stories and objects contributed by Mwangi Wa Wairimu (Kenya), Oluwaseun Jilani (Nigeria), Amira AL Tahhan (Syria), Nicola Maggs (England) and Farshad Mazloumi (Iran). Transported is directed by Dawn Matheson with cinematography and editing by Erin MacIndoe Sproule and is part of the Guelph Film Festival’s annual Hidden Histories project, presented in partnership with The Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition and Ed Video Media Arts Centre with funding from The Guelph Community Foundation. The five films, along with…

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School’s Out, Museum’s In PD Day

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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  No teachers, no books, but lots of great activities all day.

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Tiny Tot Thursday: Fairytales and Fantasy

February 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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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, Fairytales and Fantasy.  

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John McCrae: His Life In Words, Images and Song

January 28 @ 3:00 pm
River Run Centre, Cooperators Hall, 35 Woolwich Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 3V1 Canada
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$25

We remember Lt-Col John McCrae on the centenary of his passing with a tribute by Hugh Brewster and the Elora Singers. The engaging narrative complemented by remarkable images and video takes us from life in Edwardian Guelph to South Africa during the Boer War to a vice-regal canoe trip to Hudson’s Bay to the trenches of the Western Front. The music ranges from works by Hubert Parry and Edward Elgar to ‘Frog Went a Courtin’ and popular songs of the…

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Febulous! Young at Heart

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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$10

The Auctionista is back! Kick up your heels for a good cause at this cocktail party and auction to support cross-generational programs, connecting Guelph’s young with the young-at-heart. The event will include a cocktail reception, silent auction, live auction and the opportunity to bid on unique experience packages. Tickets available online now! Wondering what’s up for auction this year at Febulous! Young at Heart? Stay tuned for live and silent auction items. Guelph Museums gratefully acknowledges the support of each of our donors.…

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