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Terry Copp opens annual Military Lecture Series at Guelph Civic Museum

Guelph Museums and Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies have announced the first speakers for the 2018-2019 Military Lecture Series at Guelph Civic Museum. The series begins Thursday, September 27 when Terry Copp presents “Cities in Crisis: Montreal and Guelph in 1918. How citizens of Canadian cities responded to the challenges of the…

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…

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.…

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…

John McCrae: Doctor, Soldier, Poet Video Schedule

A video presentation honouring Lt. Col. John McCrae will begin every hour on the hour in the programming room at Guelph Civic Museum on Sunday, January 28 beginning at 10 AM and concluding at 5 PM. 00:00-0:03 A Mournful Letter 00:03-0:04 Heritage Minute: John McCrae 00:04-0:50 National Film Board: John McCrae’s War 00:50-0:57 CBC News…

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…

Holodomor National Awareness tour stops at Guelph Civic Museum

Holodomor National Awareness tour stops at Guelph Civic Museum On Friday, July 7, the Holodomor National Awareness Tour will make a day-long stop at Guelph Civic Museum. The Holodomor National Awareness Tour is a project of the Canada-Ukraine Foundation, supported by the Canadian and Ontario governments, to create awareness of the Holodomor genocide famine. The…

#architectureMW: Guelph Civic Museum and the Loretto Convent

This week, we are celebrating Museum Week 2016 with cultural organizations around the world. Today’s theme is #architectureMW, and for Guelph Museums, our Civic Museum’s building is rich with history. In 2012, Guelph Civic Museum moved from its previous location at 6 Dublin Street to the current location—at 52 Norfolk Street, the former Loretto Convent.…