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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.

Guelph Pipe Band: Celebrating 100 Years

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

The creation of a pipe band was inspired by the Guelph Burns Club, which celebrated poet Robbie Burns in the local Scottish diaspora. To fund the band, a Tag Day campaign raised $72 and the Victoria-Guelph Chapter of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire collected $500. The Guelph Pipe Band was officially formed in the fall of 1922.

Iron Willed: Women in STEM

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

This travelling exhibition from Ingenium Canada recognizes the crucial role of women in STEM. Through text and images, the display tells the stories of historical and contemporary Women in STEM, their scientific contributions, as well as their challenges in the face of persistent systemic barriers.

Transartivist – Rainbow Visions Workshop

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Artivist-at-Large Maude Stephany, and their partner in-crime, Katrina Stephany, will lead up to 20 participants in improv, storytelling and crafting practices which culminate in a community art piece that will be exhibited at the Guelph Civic Museum.

Free
Recurring

Tales from the Hill – Guelph Guild of Storytellers

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Tales from the Hill returns to the Civic Museum in-person! Tales from the Hill is presented by the Guelph Guild of Storytellers and features a guest teller in addition to Guild tellers.

Free

Photography Exhibition and Discussion with Kenneth Chou

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

The culminating work collected during our Oct 2nd photography workshop will be exhibited at the Guelph Civic Museum on October 16th for the final day of Culture Days, with a chance to share photographs created and discuss learnings with Kenneth and other participants.

Free

History Bites: From the Vault – Uranium Glass and Marie Curie

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Marie Curie found that an ore containing uranium was far more radioactive than could be explained by its uranium content. In this special episode of History Bites: From the Vault, Visitor Experiences Assistant Anna will take you into our collection to explore the history of Uranium Glass!

Free