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McCrae 150 Symposium

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Commemorate McCrae 150 with a day-long speakers series featuring reflections on the life and service of Lt.-Col. John McCrae, the reverberations of the Great War, and what we can learn from this history over a century later.


Playing the Pipes: Musical Animals from Medieval Manuscripts

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

“Playing the Pipes” celebrates the whimsical animals and creatures pictured playing bagpipes in the margins of medieval manuscripts. Paint a small image adapted from medieval illuminations, using real gold leaf, watercolour, and ink.



River Run Centre 35 Woolwich Street, Guelph, ON

A visceral performance centered around the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Ridge probes difficult but necessary questions about how and why we grieve. Through storytelling, theatre, and live music, the production examines misconceptions and varying perspectives about the battle, while drawing parallels to other formative events in Canada’s past.


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.


History Bites: Guelph Pipe Band at 100 Years


The Guelph Pipe Band celebrates 100 years of continuous activity in 2022! Join Guelph Museums Curator Dawn Owen as she chats with members of the Guelph Pipe Band about their past, present, and future in Guelph, ON and beyond.


Fourth Friday: Sammy Duke

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

We have a festive Fourth Friday planned for you this December with the multi-instrumentalist Sammy Duke! Sammy will be performing a seasonal array of music, including classic carols, spirited folk songs, and his foot-stomping originals.


Fourth Friday: Shane Philips

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

To commemorate Black Heritage Month, Guelph Museums has partnered with Guelph Black Heritage Society for February's Fourth Friday. We are pleased to host Shane Phillips, an internationally acclaimed musician with a whole lot of soul.