Archive: Guelph 190

Building Canada lectures launched at Guelph Civic Museum

  GUELPH, ON, January 11, 2017: To celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums launches a unique lecture series to reflect on our collective history and the theme of nation building. Building Canada Lectures, presented in partnership with the University of Guelph, is set for the second Wednesday of each month at 7…

Artist’s Inspiration: Rukhsar Jaffer

We invited local artists to respond to the theme From Coast to Coast to Coast as part of our Wall of Art series, a quarterly juried art show produced in partnership with Guelph Arts Council. The submissions received were incredibly varied, as each artist brought a truly unique perspective to the theme. For this blog series,…

Party Like It’s 1867 at Guelph Museums’ Febulous!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Party Like It’s 1867 at Guelph Museums’ Febulous! GUELPH, ON, February 9, 2017: Guelph Museums will host the second annual Febulous! on Thursday, February 23 at Guelph Civic Museum.  This year we will Party Like It’s 1867, recognizing Canada at 150 and Guelph at 190. The event includes a cocktail reception, live…

Guelph 190: History@Night Party Call for Submissions

    Call for Submissions Guelph 190: History @ Night Party April 22 to April 23, 2017 Hosted by Guelph Museums Deadline for Submissions – Sunday, March 19 2017, 11:59 PM Guelph 190: History @ Night Party will celebrate Guelph’s 190th birthday with history and art activations in downtown Guelph from 9 PM April 22…

Guelph Museums call for submissions for Guelph 190: History@Night Party

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Guelph Museums call for submissions for Guelph 190: History@Night Party GUELPH ON, February 15, 2017 – Guelph Museums invites artists, historians, and creative groups to submit proposals to participate in a new event to celebrate Founders’ Day. Guelph 190: History@Night Party will celebrate Guelph’s 190th birthday with history and art activations in…

This Day In Guelph History: March 10, 1998

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. March 10, 1998 “No more treks to Kitchener, great relief for…

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…

This Day In Guelph History: March 21, 1988

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years. March 21, 1988 “Guelph Little Theatre takes 7 drama awards” Guelph Little…