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Fourth Friday: Ansley Simpson

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Free

Celebrate the opening of spring exhibitions, Indianized and Konnón:kwe, with a performance by Ansley Simpson! On the Fourth Friday of the month, Guelph Museums offers free admission to the Guelph Civic Museum after 5 p.m. Opening remarsk at 6:30 p.m. and performance by Ansley Simpson starts at 7 p.m. Ansley Simpson is a Toronto-based Anishinaabe singer-songwriter and inaugural winner of the BullsEye Media Emerging Artist award from ImagineNATIVE and Slaight Music. Her much anticipated debut album “Breakwall” is a gentle, powerful collection…

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Military Lecture: Riding into Battle

March 28 @ 7:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Admission by donation

Ted Glenn presents, Riding into Battle: Canadian Cyclists in the Great War. Speaker Ted Glenn will draw on his forthcoming book on Canada’s Great War Cyclists when he presents the eighth annual Toronto History Lecture. The story of Canadian Cyclists in the Great War is largely unknown. Drafted between 1914 and 1916, these troops spent most of the war digging trenches, patrolling roads, and delivering dispatches. Based on personal diaries, memoirs, and newspaper accounts, the lecture addresses the Cyclists’ early war…

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Fifth Friday Pub Night – Scottish Studies, U of G

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Free Admission

19+ Event | No cover charge. Fifth Friday! Something new at the Civic Museum, pub night! On Fifth Fridays, Guelph Museums offers free admission to the Guelph Civic Museum after 7 p.m. Featuring, Scottish Studies Department, U of G. Trivia, Scotch, and more. Cash bar.

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Tales from the Hill – Brad Woods

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Free

Join Guelph Guild of Storytellers and special guests on the first Wednesday of each month. This month's special guest is Brad Woods. Free admission.   UPCOMING: May 1 - Storytelling through dance

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School’s Out, Museums In – Earth Month

April 5 @ 11:00 am
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One event on April 5, 2019 at 2:00pm

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

On this PD Day, we're celebrating Earth Month. Bring your recyclables and create bird feeders and a bug hotel. There will be two sessions, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

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Indigenous Beading Workshop with Naomi Smith

April 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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$60
Woodlands style Strawberry Emery (pin cushion)

Create a functional and decorative 3-D beaded Strawberry Emery influenced by a century old Native American design. The Strawberry remains an esteemed symbol of Woodlands Native Culture. Beautiful silk and velvet fabrics make up the main body which is finely beaded using various seed beads. As a way of honoring the history of this piece antique beads will be incorporated into the design. Traditional Native teachings will be part of the learning experience. $60 +HST, plus supplies (see below) |…

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Fourth Friday: Annie Sumi

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Free

Kick off your weekend with a performance by Annie Sumi! On the Fourth Friday of the month, Guelph Museums offers free admission to the Guelph Civic Museum after 5 p.m. Performances by Annie Sumi at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cash bar. Annie Sumi is an Ontario based ethereal-folk artist with a unique ability to capture the subtleties of nature and spin them into melodies. Her latest release, "In the Unknown", is a collection of stories that speak to the journey…

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Doors Open After Dark

April 26 @ 9:00 pm - April 27 @ 1:00 am
Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street
Guelph, Ontario N1H 4H8 Canada
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Free

Launching the Doors Open Guelph weekend, Doors Open After Dark will celebrate Guelph’s 192nd birthday, and commemorate the 240th birthday of Guelph founder John Galt, with history and art activations at and around the Civic Museum. This free event is aimed at creating opportunities to connect, explore and engage the community with history in unique ways. Want to get involved? Artists and historians can respond to a Call to Artists for Doors Open Guelph and Doors Open After Dark Submit your application to museum@guelph.ca Submissions…

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