VibraFusionLab: Bridging Practices in Accessibility, Art and Communications

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph

Experience sound and vibration technologies through art installations by David Bobier, Lindsay Fisher, Marla Hlady, Ellen Moffat, Gordon Monahan, Alison O’Daniel, and Lynx Sainte-Marie. By making sound tangible through touch, this exhibition aims to change public perceptions of difference and disability. Presented in partnership with VibraFusionLab, an innovative centre for vibrotactile research and creative practice…

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

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph

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…

Every Child Matters

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph

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…

Guelph Circa 1999

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph

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.

Lay of the Land

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph

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,…

Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph

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…

Resonance: Guelph Chamber Choir at 40

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph

Experience the soul-stirring sounds of Guelph’s premier chamber choir through 40 years of recording and performance history. This exhibition shares the stories of the people whose lives have been touched…

Fred Hallett and The Sewing Machine Factory

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph

Alfred “Fred” Thomas Hallett was born in October 1863 in Lewisham, Kent, England – over 150 years ago! His parents, William and Eliza, moved their family to Canada in May…