Escape the cold this winter with new exhibitions at Guelph Museums


Escape the cold this winter with new exhibitions at Guelph Museums

GUELPH, ON, November 17, 2016: Guelph Museums launches two new exhibitions for the winter season at a reception and free Fourth Friday concert Friday, November 25 at the Guelph Civic Museum. Opening remarks at 6:30 PM will be followed by a performance by the Royal City Ambassadors.

Ken Danby: Five Decades and Home for the Holidays will be on display from November 25 until January 15, 2017.

Guest curated by Judith Nasby, curator emerita of the Art Gallery of Guelph, Ken Danby: Five Decades features his portraits, landscapes, and iconic Canadian imagery. Highlights include the first public showing of Danby’s mechanized easel and the display of studies for the Wayne Gretzky portrait, The Great Farewell.

Home for the Holidays captures stories of food, family, and fun times, while exploring Guelph residents’ holiday traditions. Memories of past and present Chanukah, Christmas, and Winter Solstice celebrations are included.

Also on display, Wall of Art: Rites of Passage features works by Maria Drazilov, Mike Mason, Korey Steckle, Rukhsar Jaffer, Erin Fitzgibbon and continues until January 8, 2017.

Admission to the Guelph Civic Museum is free after 5 PM on Fourth Fridays. Guelph Civic Museum is located at 52 Norfolk Street.


Sarah Ball | Community Relations Coordinator, Guelph Museums
Public Services, City of Guelph
T: 519-836-1221 x3392
E: [email protected]

Posted by Dawn Owen on November 17, 2016