Musings

Artist’s Inspiration: Lynn Chidwick

We invited local artists to respond to the theme From Coast to Coast to Coast as part of our Wall of Art series, a quarterly juried art show produced in partnership with Guelph Arts Council. The submissions received were incredibly varied, as each artist brought a truly unique perspective to the theme. For this blog series,…

This Day In Guelph History: January 11, 1888

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. January 11, 1888 The Guelph Daily Mercury and Advertiser reported that…

This Day In Guelph History: January 7, 1878

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. January 7, 1878 The Guelph Maple Leafs were awarded the professional…

This Day In Guelph History: January 6, 1893

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. January 6, 1893 Lord Stanley, after whom the Stanley Cup is named, made…

Celebrating holiday traditions in Guelph

With the holidays upon us, there is no better time to take a pause from the present-day frenzy and reflect on past traditions celebrated in Guelph. During this season, family traditions are sacred and unique to each home. They bring us together as families and as a community. Our collective traditions make this the most…

Artist’s Inspiration: Maria Drazilov

We invited local artists to respond to the theme of Rites of Passage as part of our Wall of Art series, a quarterly juried art show produced in partnership with Guelph Arts Council. The submissions received were incredibly varied, as each artist brought a truly unique perspective to the theme. For this blog series, we…

Artist’s Inspiration: Mike Mason

We invited local artists to respond to the theme of Rites of Passage as part of our Wall of Art series, a quarterly juried art show produced in partnership with Guelph Arts Council. The submissions received were incredibly varied, as each artist brought a truly unique perspective to the theme. For this blog series, we…

Artist’s Inspiration: Rukhsar Jaffer

We invited local artists to respond to the theme of Rites of Passage as part of our Wall of Art series, a quarterly juried art show produced in partnership with Guelph Arts Council. The submissions received were incredibly varied, as each artist brought a truly unique perspective to the theme. For this blog series, we…