Guelph Museums will tour Belgium and France in the footsteps of John McCrae in 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Guelph Museums will tour Belgium and France in the footsteps of John McCrae in 2018 GUELPH, ON, May 15, 2017:  Guelph Museums, in partnership with Frederick Travel, will commemorate the 100th year since the passing of Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae and the end of the First World War, with a group…

Beyond A Ripple Effect, In Conversation with Amber Lloydlangston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GUELPH, ON, May 4, 2017: Join Museum London curator of regional history Amber Lloydlangston ‘In Conversation’ on Sunday, May 7 at Guelph Civic Museum, as she leads a tour of A Ripple Effect: Canadians and Fresh Water. The exhibition examines the story of Canadians’ relationship with fresh water and the ways in…

McCrae House summer season launches with funding announcements, poppy plants and a Backyard Theatre preview

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   McCrae House summer season launches with funding announcements, poppy plants and a Backyard Theatre preview GUELPH, ON, May 3, 2017: Poppy Day marks the launch of the summer season at McCrae House, and this year MP Lloyd Longfield and Mayor Cam Guthrie will add to the celebration with a special funding…

Celebrate Canadian spring with Mike Ford and Fresh art at Guelph Civic Museum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Celebrate Canadian spring with Mike Ford and Fresh art at Guelph Civic Museum Guelph, Ont., April 17, 2016—Bilingual JUNO nominated artist, Mike Ford, performs a free Oh Canada concert at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, April 28 as local artists mark the opening of Wall of Art: Fresh. Ford returns to Guelph,…

Guelph celebrates 190 all night long

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Guelph celebrates 190 all night long GUELPH ON, April 10, 2017 – A milestone birthday calls for an epic celebration. Artists, performers and historians will light up the night Saturday, April 22 at Guelph Civic Museum for Guelph 190: History@Night Party. The Founders’ Day Eve event will feature curated pop-up art and…

Vimy Ridge Symposium to commemorate Vimy 100

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vimy Ridge Symposium to commemorate Vimy 100 GUELPH, ON, March 28, 2017:  To commemorate the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, a symposium will be held Saturday, April 8 at Guelph Civic Museum. Guest speakers include Dr. Mike Bechthold, David Webb, Robin Aggus, Ed Butts, and Linda Granfield. The Battle of…

JUNO award winner Rita Chiarelli to perform at Guelph Civic Museum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GUELPH, ON March 10, 2017: “Blues goddess” Rita Chiarelli will perform a free Oh Canada Concert Friday, March 24 at Guelph Civic Museum as part of the Fourth Friday concert series. Born and raised in Hamilton, Chiarelli’s music career began at fifteen in a high school band called The Tempest.  She has…

Auditions: Guelph In Postcards – The McCrae Years (1872-1918)

Guelph In Postcards – The McCrae Years (1872-1918) An original new play will be performed in the backyard of the McCrae House, the birthplace of the poet John McCrae. Guelph in Postcards transports the audience to the time of John McCrae.  Snapshots of Guelph’s history are brought to life inspired by real postcards. Images and…