Great chieftain o’ the puddin race! Celebrate Robbie Burns Day at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH ON, January 17, 2018: The tradition continues Sunday, January 21, as Guelph Museums honours Scotland’s favourite poet with a day of festivities including Scottish music, traditional Celtic dance, and haggis! Seamus Gunn returns to regale the crowd with traditional Scottish stories, and perform the “Address to a Haggis” which kicks off the day at…

D’eve Archer to play final Oh Canada Concert celebrating Canada 150, Guelph 190

GUELPH, December 14, 2017: Revel in the final Canada 150, Guelph 190 celebrations at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, December 22 with a free Oh Canada concert performed by the talented D’eve Archer. Blending musical elements of her Jamaican heritage, with her small town Canadian upbringing and classical music training, D’eve brings a seamless blend of…

Call for breweriana for exhibition at Guelph Civic Museum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Call for breweriana for exhibition at Guelph Civic Museum GUELPH, ON, December 11, 2017: Guelph Museums is seeking brewing collectibles for research purposes and possible loan for upcoming brewing exhibition at the Civic Museum, Brewing Changes Guelph. Those who have objects or stories related to Guelph’s historic inns, taverns and breweries (1800s-1900s),…

McCrae House renovations start November 28

The McCrae House National Historic Site is undergoing renovations that start on November 28. Renovations include electrical and technology upgrades to the coach house to support educational programming, a storage room and repainting, exterior lighting projects and washroom renovations. City staff are also considering the replacement of perimeter fencing in the backyard of McCrae House. The City’s…

The Cocksure Lads return to Guelph for Oh Canada Concert at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, ON, November 20, 2017: Accomplished Canadian musicians Mike Ford and Murray Foster will perform as The Cocksure Lads at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, November 24 as part of the museum’s Fourth Friday Oh Canada concert series. The Cocksure Lads are a 60s Britpop-inspired band formed by Moxy Früvous bandmates Ford and Foster after two…

Guelph Roll of Honour updates

The names of 31 soldiers who served and died during the first and second World Wars will be added to the Guelph Roll of Honour cenotaph in 2018, decades after making the ultimate sacrifice. In 2014, the City of Guelph received inquiries from community members regarding names of military personnel they considered to be missing…

A week of remembrance with Guelph Museums

GUELPH, ON, November 1, 2017: Guelph Museums will be marking Remembrance Week with activities at McCrae House, the birthplace of Guelph-born doctor, soldier and poet John McCrae, leading up to November 11. Sunday, November 5, visitors to McCrae House will have an opportunity to chat with local veterans and thank them for their service from…

Canadian jazz icon Andrew Craig to play free Oh Canada Concert at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, ON, October 23, 2017: Accomplished Canadian musician Andrew Craig and his newest band, ‘AC and Soul Trio,’ will perform at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, October 27 as part of the Fourth Friday Oh Canada Concert series. With numerous credits in theatre, radio and TV, and proficiency in various music genres including gospel, jazz and…