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52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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January 2017

Red and White: The Colours of Canada

January 6 @ 10:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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A Night at the Opera: Guelph’s Concert Halls

January 23 @ 10:00 am - June 4 @ 5:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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A Ripple Effect: Canadians & Fresh Water

January 28 - September 10
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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A Ripple Effect: Canadians & Fresh Water JANUARY 28 TO SEPTEMBER 10 RECEPTION: FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 | 6:30 PM A Ripple Effect examines Canadians’ relationship with fresh water by focusing on the Thames, Speed, and Eramosa rivers. Organized under the themes of work and play, the exhibition explores the ways in which we have used fresh water for domestic and industrial pursuits. Highly interactive, the exhibition features a variety of activities geared to families with young children as well as to…

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April 2017

Wall of Art: Fresh

April 11 @ 10:00 am - June 18 @ 5:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Reception: Friday, April 28, 6:30 PM | Guelph Civic Museum 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 in Guelph as well as provide artists with a unique opportunity to share their work with a larger audience. For the upcoming exhibition, we invite…

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May 2017

Guelph in the 1860s

May 2 @ 10:00 am - September 10 @ 5:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Fourth Friday: Kennedy 7

May 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Fourth Friday: Oh Canada Concerts To celebrate Canada at 150 and Guelph at 190, Guelph Museums presents Fourth Friday: Oh Canada Concert Series. Kick off your weekend with a performance by Kennedy 7! On the Fourth Friday of the month, Guelph Museums offers free admission to the Guelph Civic Museum after 5 PM, and performance at 7 PM. Visitors can explore all exhibitions, including A Ripple Effect: Canadians & Fresh Water and Wall of Art: Fresh Drawing influences from the likes…

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June 2017
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Building Canada Lecture: Research relationships with Indigenous communities panel discussion

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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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 PM at Guelph Civic Museum. June 14, Research relationships with Indigenous communities panel discussion. Brittany Luby, Hannah Tait Neufeld, Steve Crawford, Chief Nadjiwon, Councillor Paul Jones, moderated by Malcolm Campbell, Vice President…

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July 2017

Building Canada Lecture: Making Sense of our Nation

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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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 PM at Guelph Civic Museum. July 12, Kris Inwood, Making Sense of our Nation: Using the census and historical data to explain who we are and how we live. Kris Inwood…

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August 2017

Building Canada: Horse Power

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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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 PM at Guelph Civic Museum. August 9, Jeff Thomason presents Horse Power: Building Canada on the backs of horses. Dr. Jeff Thomason has taught at the Ontario Veterinary College since 1992.…

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September 2017

Building Canada Lecture: Faction: The merging of fiction and Canadian history

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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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 PM at Guelph Civic Museum. September 13, Lawrence Hill presents Faction: The merging of fiction and Canadian history. Hill is the author of ten books including the novels The Book of Negroes and The…

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October 2017

Building Canada Lecture: Building Blocks of our Nation

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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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 PM at Guelph Civic Museum. October 11, Dennis Baker, Building Blocks of our Nation: Canada’s constitutional multiplicity. Dennis Baker is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Guelph, where he…

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