Eric Story opens annual Military Lecture Series at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, ON, October 11, 2017: Guelph Museums and Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies have announced the first speakers for the 2017-2018 Military Lecture Series at Guelph Civic Museum. The series begins Thursday, October 19 when Eric Story presents ‘The Twin Legacies of War: Indigenous Veterans, Colonialism and Political Activism, 1914-1939’. Story is…

Guelph remembers fallen First World War soldiers through digital memorial

GUELPH, ON, October 5, 2017: Guelph Museums joins 60 other locations across Canada and around the world in presenting The World Remembers, a nationwide commemoration of the First World War. Leading up to Remembrance Day, a digital memorial at McCrae House will display the names of 700,000 people killed in action in 1917, including 20,400…

Celebrate Culture Days with Chew Chew at the Choo Choo

Celebrate Culture Days with Chew Chew at the Choo Choo GUELPH, ON, September 25, 2017 – Locomotive 6167 in downtown Guelph will be the centre of attention Saturday, September 30 with railway-inspired music, food and all-ages activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of locomotive’s arrival in Guelph. Visitors will meet 6167 restoration volunteers and learn…

Canada 150, Guelph 190 continues with new exhibitions at Guelph Civic Museum

Canada 150, Guelph 190 continues with new exhibitions at Guelph Civic Museum GUELPH, ON, September 21, 2017 — Canadian, Eh! A History of the Nation’s Signs and Symbols and Wall of Art: Standing Guard launch at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, September 22 with a reception at 6:30 p.m. Created and circulated by Museum London, Canadian,…

Sons of ‘17 join Guelph Museums 2018 John McCrae memorial tour of Belgium and France

Sons of ‘17 join Guelph Museums 2018 John McCrae memorial tour of Belgium and France GUELPH, ON, August 30, 2017: Mike Ford and Murray Foster will bring their acclaimed Sons of ’17 show on the road with Guelph Museums during the “In the Footsteps of John McCrae” tour of Belgium and France. The play depicts…

Early Guelph revisited during Guelph Museums’ Spirit Walk 1867

Early Guelph revisited during Guelph Museums’ Spirit Walk 1867 GUELPH, ON, August 28, 2017: On Sunday, September 17, savour the tales Guelph’s spirits have to tell during Guelph Museums’ Spirit Walk at Woodlawn Memorial Park. With tours departing from the mausoleum, the annual Spirit Walk takes participants on a guided tour through the historic cemetery…

Aboriginal Album of the Year Juno nominee Don Amero to perform at Guelph Civic Museum

Aboriginal Album of the Year Juno nominee Don Amero to perform at Guelph Civic Museum GUELPH, ON, August 14, 2017: Don Amero will perform a free concert at Guelph Civic Museum on Friday, August 25 as part of the museum’s Fourth Friday Oh Canada concert series. Amero is a powerful stylist, JUNO Award nominee and…

Call to Artists: Wall of Art – Standing Guard

Wall of Art: Standing Guard Deadline: August 28, 2017 The Guelph Civic Museum, Guelph Arts Council and the City of Guelph are pleased to present the “Wall of Art” juried exhibition series, featuring excellent artists from Guelph Arts Council’s membership. This exciting series aims to showcase the breadth of local talent that we have here…