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Summer Exhibitions Reception

May 31, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Guelph Mercury Newsroom circa 1960, two women sitting at desks typing, 5 men in suits standing and talking to each other.

Celebrate the opening of summer exhibitions, ‘The Dailies: Front Pages & Frontispieces‘ and ‘B&W and Read All Over“.

Doors open 5 p.m., opening remarks at 6:30 p.m.

Followed by Fifth Friday Pub Night: Queen of Craft at 7 p.m.

Free admission.

Cash bar.

About the exhibits:

B&W and Read All Over
Guelph’s storied past is recounted through this exhibition, which traces the history of The Guelph Mercury (Guelph Mercury Tribune), this city’s printed newspaper from 1854 to 2016 that reported the local, national and international news to our community.

The Dailies: Front Pages & Frontispieces
What “makes” the front page? The Dailies explores the history of headline news, the form and function of the “front page” in news making, and the use of photographs and illustrations to tell the story of a thousand words.

Both exhibitions are on display until September 1, 2019.


May 31, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Guelph Museums


Guelph Civic Museum
52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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