Musings

This Day In Guelph History: February 10, 1992

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. February 10, 1992 “Family’s love of music spans the generations.” The…

Artist’s Inspiration: Rukhsar Jaffer

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: February 6, 1968

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. February 6, 1968 “Guelph Spring Festival Group Asks Council for $12,…

This Day In Guelph History: February 2, 1982

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. February 2, 1982 ‘Guelph’s new downtown yoga centre holds early bird…

This Day In Guelph History: January 31, 1871

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 31, 1871 The Guelph Daily Mercury and Advertiser reported that…

Artist’s Inspiration: Daren Lin

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 28, 1918

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 28, 1918 Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae passed away in Boulogne-sur-Mer,…

This Day In Guelph History: January 24, 1885

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 24, 1885 A municipal plebiscite made Guelph the first Temperance…