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Between the Crosses, Row on Row: 100 Years of the Remembrance Poppy

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Beginning with Guelph-born Lt. Col. John McCrae's 1915 poem "In Flanders Fields", this exhibition tells the story of the poppy as it evolved to be an enduring symbol of remembrance in Canada and around the world.

Moving Histories, Neighbourhood Mysteries

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Moving Histories, Neighbourhood Mysteries marks the end of a multi-year collaboration in three of Guelph’s vibrant neighbourhoods – Two Rivers, Onward Willow, and Brant Avenue – where we explored two driving questions: What makes a place home? How do communities change over time?

The Origin of Fan: Folding Form and Function

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

The Origin of Fan: Folding Form and Function considers the local and global histories, technological innovation, and cultural significance of fans. The exhibition draws from Guelph Museums’ collection of over 80 fans and related photographs, postcards, and other ephemera.

Witnessing War

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

The exhibition Witnessing War takes place in 2022, marking 150 years since the birth of Lt. Col. John McCrae (1872-1918). An esteemed doctor, soldier and poet, McCrae is remembered for his wartime poem “In Flanders Fields,” which he wrote from the trenches near Ypres, Belgium, on 3 May 1915.

Fourth Friday: The Flying Pants

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

What do "Dancing Queen", "Whip It", and "Psycho Killer" have in common? The Flying Pants can play them all. On Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m. you're invited to our Fourth Friday concert with the energetic and vibrant Flying Pants!

Free

Recurring

Queen’s 70th Jubilee Tea

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

If we can do one thing exceptionally well, it's Tea! Commemorate the Queen's 70th Jubilee at the Civic Museum with an afternoon of treats and festivities.

$17

Piping Evenings with Guelph Pipe Band

McCrae House 108 Water Street, Guelph, Ontario

McCrae House is pleased to welcome back Pipe & Drum Evenings with the Guelph Pipe Band! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Pipe Band practicing at McCrae House Memorial Gardens Wednesday, June 22 at 7 p.m. In 2022, they are celebrating 100 years!

Free

History Bites: Decolonizing Place Narratives

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Join Guelph Museums Curator Dawn Owen for History Bites: Decolonizing Place Narratives. Dawn will be in conversation with the researchers behind the Decolonizing Place Narratives project. More information to come soon!

Free