Moving Histories, Neighbourhood MysteriesGuelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Moving Histories, Neighbourhood Mysteries marks the end of a multi-year collaboration in three of Guelph’s vibrant neighbourhoods – Two Rivers, Onward Willow, and Brant Avenue – where we explored two driving questions: What makes a place home? How do communities change over time?
The Origin of Fan: Folding Form and FunctionGuelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
The Origin of Fan: Folding Form and Function considers the local and global histories, technological innovation, and cultural significance of fans. The exhibition draws from Guelph Museums’ collection of over 80 fans and related photographs, postcards, and other ephemera.
Witnessing WarGuelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
The exhibition Witnessing War takes place in 2022, marking 150 years since the birth of Lt. Col. John McCrae (1872-1918). An esteemed doctor, soldier and poet, McCrae is remembered for his wartime poem “In Flanders Fields,” which he wrote from the trenches near Ypres, Belgium, on 3 May 1915.
McCrae House Tea at TwoMcCrae House 108 Water Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
After touring McCrae House, visitors are invited to relax and reflect over tea and scones in the peaceful backyard gardens. The menu includes exclusively-blended McCrae House teas, scones with whipped cream, jam and berries.
Guelph Pipe Band: Celebrating 100 YearsGuelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
The creation of a pipe band was inspired by the Guelph Burns Club, which celebrated poet Robbie Burns in the local Scottish diaspora. To fund the band, a Tag Day campaign raised $72 and the Victoria-Guelph Chapter of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire collected $500. The Guelph Pipe Band was officially formed in the fall of 1922.
Guelph Pipe Band ConcertMcCrae House 108 Water Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
This year, the Guelph Pipe Band celebrates their 100th Anniversary! On Wednesday, September 14 the Guelph Pipe Band will perform a concert in full regalia at McCrae Memorial Gardens.
Iron Willed: Women in STEMGuelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
This travelling exhibition from Ingenium Canada recognizes the crucial role of women in STEM. Through text and images, the display tells the stories of historical and contemporary Women in STEM, their scientific contributions, as well as their challenges in the face of persistent systemic barriers.
History Bites: Iron Willed – Women in STEMONLINE
Guelph Museums Curator Dawn Owen is in conversation with Dr. Joanne O'Meara, and local participants from our newest feature exhibition Iron Willed: Women in STEM.