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Vocal Harmonies Duo to perform at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, ON July 19, 2018: The Brenda Lewis and Gayle Ackroyd Vocal Harmonies Duo will perform at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, July 27 as part of the museum’s Fourth Friday concert series. Lewis is a seasoned, versatile jazz vocalist. Lewis’ began her career in the roots and R&B genres, and quickly became a regular featured…

Backyard Theatre returns to McCrae House. You’re invited to Mary’s Wedding!

GUELPH, ON, June 28, 2018: McCrae House Backyard Theatre returns for another year with Mary’s Wedding. The show opens Saturday, July 7 and runs Wednesdays through Saturdays until July 21 at 7 p.m. in the backyard of McCrae House. New this year, there will be Saturday matinees at 3 p.m. on July 14 and 21.…

Shannon Kingsbury to play Fourth Friday concert celebrating summer exhibitions at Guelph Museums

Guelph Museums celebrates the opening of two exhibitions on Friday, June 22 with free admission and a free concert at the Civic Museum. Shannon Kingsbury will perform as part of the Fourth Friday concert series to mark the opening of Voices from the Engraver, and Cursive: Reading and Writing the Old School Way. Singer-songwriter and…

May is Museum Month

Visit Guelph and Wellington County Museums and win a stay at Langdon Hall Guelph/Wellington County ON, April 30, 2018: Explore the amazing cultural scene that Guelph and Wellington County have to offer this May. For May is Museum Month, museums and galleries in Waterloo Region and Wellington County are giving away a free stay at Langdon Hall.…

Celebrate Guelph Pride with newly relaunched Wall of Art and The Lifers at Guelph Civic Museum

Guelph, ON, April 23, 2018—Guelph musicians, The Lifers, will perform a free Fourth Friday concert at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, April 27 as local artists mark the opening of Wall of Art: Pride. The Lifers —sisters Liv and Anita Cazzola — are an art-folk/rock collective. Their intertwined voices dynamically convey vulnerability and strength. Softly plucked…

Messages to McCrae

In honour of the 100th anniversary of the passing of Lt. Col. John Mcrae, write a message to be included on a wreath to be laid on his grave site in France in May on the ‘In the Footsteps of John McCrae’ Tour. Send us a message using the attached template, or tag @guelphmuseums and…

Construction notice: Museum masonry repairs begin April 16

  About the project The City is starting planned interior and exterior masonry repairs at the Guelph Civic Museum. Programs and activities at the museum will continue with little to no interruption during the work. Interior repairs first Scaffolding will be put up around the exterior of the museum starting April 13. Repairs to the…

Guelph celebrates 191, after dark

GUELPH ON, April 10, 2018 – Save some energy at Doors Open this year; the celebration of Guelph’s history continues late into the night at Guelph Civic Museum. Artists, performers and historians will light up the night Saturday, April 21 from 9 PM to 1 AM for Doors Open After Dark, a Guelph 191 celebration.…