Guelph celebrates 191, after dark

GUELPH ON, April 10, 2018 – Save some energy at Doors Open this year; the celebration of Guelph’s history continues late into the night at Guelph Civic Museum.

Artists, performers and historians will light up the night Saturday, April 21 from 9 PM to 1 AM for Doors Open After Dark, a Guelph 191 celebration. The free event marking Founders’ Day will feature curated pop-up art and history installations that showcase Guelph’s past and present, and inspire the future.

Visitors will discover activations such as the ‘Community Canvas’ presented by Arthur Kerrey; ‘If These Walls Could Speak’ video projection presented by Dawn Matheson; ‘Patching Up History’ interactive fibre art presented by Stephanie Clarke; ‘Explore Your Past and Present’ presented by Guelph Public Library, and many more. Chef Rabih of Nomad Chef will be serving up late night eats in the museum parking lot.

Doors Open After Dark is presented in partnership with Doors Open Guelph, a day-long celebration of Guelph’s finest buildings, creative spaces, and artistically or architecturally relevant sites, organized by Guelph Arts Council with support from the City of Guelph. For more information about Doors Open Guelph, visit

Guelph Civic Museum is located at 52 Norfolk Street. For more information, visit


Sarah Ball | Community Relations Coordinator | Guelph Museums
Public Services | City of Guelph
T 519-836-1221 x 3392
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Posted by Dawn Owen on April 10, 2018

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