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Fourth Friday: Silas Chinsen

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Guelph Museums and Culture launches Culture Days with a Fourth Friday performance by Silas Chinsen, a Guelph-based musician, composer, and producer. Catch his Guelph Museums debut on our patio overlooking beautiful Downtown Guelph.

Free

Book Launch: Unsinkable Lucile

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Celebrate the launch of Unsinkable Lucile: How a Farm Girl Became the Queen of Fashion and Survived the Titanic at the Civic Museum. Author Hugh Brewster and illustrator Laurie McGaw will give a special presentation on the story of Lucile.

Free

Virtual Tour of the Former Mohawk Institute Residential School

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Join Guelph Museums on a virtual tour of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School Woodland Cultural Centre will guide viewers through the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School, sharing details about the institution's 140-year history. You will see different rooms inside the school, including the girls’ and boys’ dormitories, the cafeteria, and the laundry…

Free

Interrupted Reverie – Canadian Identity Reimagined with Eleni Bakopoulos

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Interrupted Reverie is a recent and ongoing series of paintings by Guelph-based artist, Eleni Bakopoulos, that explore the works of Canadian artists that formed the Group of Seven. Within their beautiful but barren landscapes she envisions Hellenistic sculpture, vulnerability, truth, history, and hope. Her work addresses the truth behind Canadian Identity.

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No Word for Art with Naomi Smith

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

To commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, join us for an Indigenous Beadwork workshop lead by the Naomi Smith.

Free

Conversations in Pipigwan Flute with Rene Meshake

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Participate in the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation with Ojibwe multidisciplinary artist and residential school survivor Rene Meshake.

Free

Book Launch: The Violin Teacher

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

The Violin Teacher explores the life of William Thain, Guelph violin teacher and piper, told through his journals from 1898-1958, discovered and faithfully transcribed by the late Marjorie Devine.

Free

Guided Photography Walk and Workshop with Kenneth Chou

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Join us for an Artist Talk and Photo Walk with local photographer Kenneth Chou! Starting at the Guelph Civic Museum with a brief presentation on Guelph’s photographic history and an introduction to photography basics, the photo walk will offer a unique opportunity for participants to take part in an active photographic exhibition on display during Culture Days.

Free