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.
Iron Willed: Women in STEM
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.
Call & Response: Querying the Collection
Using a community-curation and crowd-sourcing framework, Guelph Museums’ invited members, volunteers, and staff to select an item from the museum’s collection for display. The exhibition, Call & Response: Querying the Collection, highlights what they are most interested in and why.
Tales from the Hill returns to the Civic Museum in-person! Tales from the Hill is presented by the Guelph Guild of Storytellers and features a guest teller in addition to Guild tellers.
At the end of the First World War, as a result of the Mudros Armistice, the Ottoman State was occupied by Allies. British, French, Italian and Greek forces have occupied some strategic locations and cities within Turkey. By May 1919, the Turkish War of Independence started under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Anatolia.