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Fighting in Flanders – Gas. Mud. Memory.

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

From the opening movements of the First World War, most of Belgium was occupied by German forces. Fighting in Flanders – Gas. Mud. Memory. explores how Canadians in Belgium had to adapt to the significant challenges – from the first use of poison gas in the Second Battle of Ypres to the hellish mud of…

Wall of Art: We Are The Champions

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Wall of Art: We Are The Champions invites artists to reign victorious and delve into the glorious, explore overcoming obstacles, and rejoice in triumph. Come and see what our local artists have in store for We Are The Champions. "Wall of Art" is a quarterly juried art show produced in partnership with Guelph Arts Council,…

Life and Legacy of Sir Arthur Currie

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Discover the humble roots, extraordinary life and distinguished career of Canada's greatest military commander. A travelling exhibition from Strathroy-Caradoc Museum.

Lucile: Fashion. Titanic. Scandal

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

She came from Guelph. She dazzled the world. She survived the Titanic. Meet Lucile, Lady Duff Gordon, the fashionista of her day - inventor of the fashion show, creator of respectable scanty lingerie, and designer to the rich and famous. For the first time ever in Canada, see Lucile gowns, lingerie and accessories on loan…

Wall of Art: Girl Power

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

We asked local artists to create works inspired by the theme Girl Power. We received a number of submissions, which portray the theme in a variety of ways, and the exhibition showcases the unique perspectives behind 'girl power'. Wall of Art: Girl Power is available until October 2, 2016. Wall of Art is a quarterly juried art show…

Wall of Art: Rites of Passage

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Wall of Art: Rites of Passage will run October 4, 2016 to January 8, 2017. Wall of Art is a quarterly juried art show produced in partnership with Guelph Arts Council. Please see the list of important dates below: August 16: Call for submissions September 12: Submissions due Week of September 19: Selection September 27-30: Art drop…

Ken Danby: Five Decades

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Guelph artist Ken Danby is widely recognized as one of Canada’s most accomplished realist artists. This exhibition will feature his portraits, landscapes, and iconic Canadian imagery including studies for the Wayne Gretzky portrait, The Great Farewell, Calgary Stampede, Niagara Falls, and Guelph Carousel among others. Danby methodically restored local Armstrong’s Mill to a living and studio…

Canadian, Eh! A History of the Nation’s Signs and Symbols

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

RECEPTION: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 | 6:30 PM Performance by Annakin Slayd at 7 PM Through art and artifacts, explore the official and unofficial signs and symbols that communicate our history, culture, and distinct national identity. “Our national identity is complex and nuanced,” says Dawn Owen, Curator at Guelph Museums. “And so too are the signifiers of our…