History Bites: Collecting Experiences as they are Lived

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History Bites is a monthly series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection. In this episode, Guelph Museums curator Dawn Owen chats about the exhibition Rapid Response: Collecting Experiences as they are Lived, with special guests Kween, Kavya Yoganathan, Justin Reid, June Wilson, and Alison Dunkley. https://youtu.be/tPXE0CHbYwk  

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Military Lecture – The Devil’s Trick: How Canada Fought the Vietnam War

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John Boyko will talk on his latest book, The Devil’s Trick: How Canada Fought the Vietnam War. More than forty-five years after the fall of Saigon, John Boyko brings to light the little-known story of Canada’s involvement in the American War in Vietnam. Through the lens of six remarkable people, bestselling historian John Boyko recounts…

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Fourth Friday: Kent MacMillan

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Celebrate the start of a weekend, safe-at-home, with a free online concert by Kent MacMillan. For the past 35 years Guelph songwriter and guitarist Kent MacMillan has been making music on stages across Canada, performing over 4500 shows in the process. Concert venues, festivals, and clubs have been his home since 1985. In addition to…

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History Bites: Life on the Grand, Reflections from the Black Community

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History Bites is a monthly series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection. Guelph Museums visitor experiences supervisor, Val Harrison, chats about the history of Black settlement around the Grand River, with special guests Kween and Denise Francis from the Guelph Black Heritage Society. This event is hosted in partnership with The…

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Dad Tales

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Storyteller Brad Woods celebrates Fathers Day with anecdotes on fatherhood. Premiering on Facebook Live @guelphmuseums. About Brad Woods: Brad Woods has told stories at festivals, theatres, conferences, prisons, churches and pubs all over North America and the UK. He tells traditional tales, literary classics and personal stories. His stories have been featured in a variety of…

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Fourth Friday: Janice Jo Lee

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Enjoy another Fourth Friday Concert with Janice Jo Lee from the comfort of your home! Presented in partnership with 2Rivers Festival, tune in at 7pm via our Facebook Live @guelphmuseums. This concert will be available for a limited time after it airs on our Museum Everywhere Portal and YouTube Channel. About Janice Jo Lee Janice Jo…

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History Bites: From Trailblazers to Changemakers

Launched last September, Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County celebrates the trailblazing stories of local women. They are activists, artists, caregivers, health care workers, mothers, politicians, scientists, and writers, as well as women-led organizations. Our exhibition will close before the museum reopens, but the conversation, like the work of all trailblazers, continues.  At noon on…

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Fourth Friday: Ian Reid

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph

They're back! Celebrate the return of our in-person free Fourth Friday concert series with a live performance by Ian Reid! The performance will take place on the patio at the Civic Museum, and will also be streamed live on our Facebook page @guelphmuseums. This event is weather permitting, and pre-registration is required to attend. Individual and…

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