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Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County

September 15, 2020 - July 25, 2021
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Photo grid featuring four trailblazing women of the Her Story exhibit. Gwen Jacobs, Adelaide Hoodless, Audny-Cashae Stewart, Kim Anderson

In fall 2019, the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) approached Guelph Museums about an exhibition that would mark the 75th anniversary of CFUW Guelph. Through the stories of local women, who fought for the advancement of the status of women, the exhibition began to take shape. The goal was to write the history of…

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Rotary in Guelph 1920–2020: 100 Years of Service Above Self

February 4 @ 10:00 am - November 1 @ 5:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Guelph Rotary Club, 1921

Image: Rotarians of Guelph, 1921 The Beginning of Rotary in Guelph: On February 23, 1920, 25 local business leaders hosted a meeting to organize a Rotary Club in Guelph. Under the direction of Alex Stewart, the club held its Charter Night on April 9, 1920 at the Royal Canadian Café. The Rotary Club of Guelph…

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Every Child Matters

February 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - January 10, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Every Child Matters in white wrap text. There is a white feather to the left of the word "Every". Orange background.

Acknowledging the legacy of Canada’s Residential School system and its impact on Indigenous communities, past, present and future. What is Residential School? The term “Residential School” refers to the education system that forced Indigenous children into mainstream “Canadian” ways of living. The practice removed Indigenous children from their families, languages, customs, and traditional teachings. There…

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Guelph Circa 1999

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - February 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Ajay Heble standing in front of a paneled wall. He is wearing a dark suit jacket and a collared shirt.

Like a time capsule, visitors will discover Guelph of 20 years ago. Told through the stories of the people who spent time at The Bookshelf, a cultural hub in this city since 1973, the exhibition also features artifacts from the 1990s and early 2000s.

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Lay of the Land

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - February 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Close up photo of an 1808 pocket globe featured in the Lay of the Land exhibition

You are here! This interactive exhibition will orient visitors in time and place through an installation of maps, spanning time immemorial to present day. Lay of the Land invites all visitors to understand our complex relationship to the land, past and present, and to the place that we now call Guelph. Cartography is the art,…

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12:00 pm

History Bites – Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Blue text reads History Bites. To the left of the text is a graphic of a pear with a bite taken out of the centre.

Join us for an online series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection. Guelph Museums curator Dawn Owen will be chatting about Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County, a display highlighting the contributions of women and organizations/groups who have advanced the status of women by leading the way…

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7:00 pm

Military Lecture – Fighting for Citizenship: Black Union Soldiers on the Battlefield and in Politics

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
American Civil War coloured regiment recruitment poster. The painting is of eighteen Black soldiers wearing grey Union uniforms. There is a White man standing at the far left wearing a blue uniform. There is a small Black child at the far right who is holding a drum.

Image: 1864 Union recruitment broadside, P. S. Duval and Son, Philadelphia Guelph Museums’ 2020-2021 military lecture series is going digital!  Dana Weiner presents, Fighting for Citizenship: Black Union Soldiers on the Battlefield and in Politics. During the U.S. Civil War, African American men fought to join the Union ranks. Their struggle was just one operation…

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