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The Fair Wind to play Fourth Friday concert celebrating new exhibitions at Guelph Museums

GUELPH, March 16, 2018: Celebrate the launch of Guelph Museums’ new exhibitions with free admission and a free concert Friday, March 23 at Guelph Civic Museum. The Fair Wind will perform as part of the Fourth Friday concert series to mark the opening of Focusing on Nature: Photography in the Natural World, and I STAND…

Call for Submissions: Doors Open After Dark

Hosted by Guelph Museums in partnership with Guelph Arts Council Deadline for Submissions – Thursday, March 29, 2018, 11:59 PM   Guelph 191: Doors Open After Dark will celebrate Guelph’s 191st birthday with history and art activations at and around the Civic Museum from 9 PM April 21 to 1 AM April 22. This free…

Call for Submission – Wall of Art: Guelph Pride 2018

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: APRIL 16, 2018 Guelph Museums, Guelph Arts Council and Guelph Pride jointly invite artists from across the LGBTQ2+ community to submit works that reflect the Pride movement. The exhibition will launch Guelph Pride 2018: 15 Days Celebrating 15 Years on Friday, April 27th and continue to July 29, 2018. The call is open…

Guelph Museums gets playful with third annual Febulous!

GUELPH, ON, February 2, 2018: Guelph Museums is taking a playful approach with its third annual cocktail party and auction Febulous! set for Thursday, February 22 at the Civic Museum. The event will include a creative cocktails, playful activities, and opportunities to bid on unique experiences and merchandise. The Auctionista returns to host the live…

Guelph Museums to honour Lt. Col. John McCrae through Words, Images, and Song on centenary of his passing

GUELPH ON, January 22, 2018: Commemorate the centenary of the passing of Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae with Guelph Museums on Sunday, January 28 at River Run Centre. An original production by Hugh Brewster and the Elora Festival singers, John McCrae: His Life in Words, Images, and Song pays tribute to the life and legacy of…

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),…