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In the Footsteps of Galt and Burns with Irvine Burns Club and Guelph Museums

“Travel” to the Scottish town of Irvine from the comfort of your home and celebrate Robbie Burns Day online with the Irvine Burns Club. The Irvine Burns Club has prepared an exclusive online program for Guelph Museums that explores the links between Robert Burns and Guelph-founder John Galt. The program includes a virtual tour of the Wellwood…

Audition Posting: A Night in Flanders

Seeking two actors for outdoor theatre performances of “A Night in Flanders”. Backyard Theatre 2021, McCrae House, Guelph, ON This is a paid honorarium opportunity. The Ypres Salient, West Flanders, Belgium. It is the night of May 2nd, 1915. Dr. John “Jack” McCrae returns to his dugout after leading the burial service of his friend,…

Guelph Museums Covid-19 Update: January 12

Guelph, Ont., January 12, 2020 – Following advice from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, all City of Guelph recreation centres, libraries, museums and theatres remain closed until at least February 11 to slow the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). For all City of Guelph Coronavirus updates and further information, please visit guelph.ca. We are still available online…

All aboard! Locomotive 6167 is leaving the station for John Galt Park November 14

For further information, please view the City of Guelph’s news release Macdonell and Woolwich Streets closed at Wellington Street intersection Guelph, Ont., November 5, 2020 – Preparations are underway to move all 490,000 pounds of Locomotive 6167 from Farqhuar Street to a new platform located at John Galt Park on Woolwich Street. Work is expected…

Online Remembrance Programs with Guelph Museums

GUELPH, ON, October 15, 2020: Guelph Museums is offering a safe and inviting way to bring Remembrance learning into classrooms, homeschools, and small group meetings with two new online education programs focusing on the First and Second World Wars. Offered daily between November 3 and 6 and November 9 and 13, these programs are designed…

Guelph’s cultural and heritage community supported by the Government of Canada during the pandemic

Originally published by the office of LLoyd Longfield, Member of Parliament for Guelph September 17, 2020 As the cultural and heritage industry struggles to manage the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada is continuing its efforts to support organizations that have been significantly impacted and still face challenges and financial pressures. That…

Backyard Theatre Returns to McCrae House!

As theatres sit dark around the world, there’s a glimmer of light this summer in Guelph. Guelph Museums re-launches McCrae House Backyard Theatre this August with limited runs of two shows: Sons of ‘17 and Keeping the Homefires Burning. “The McCrae House backyard provides an intimate outdoor theatre setting like no other,” says museum manager…

Guelph museums to reopen with COVID-19 guidelines in place

Key facts Guelph Civic Museum opens to members Tuesday, July 21, opens to public on Friday, July 24 The Families Gallery at Guelph Civic Museum will reopen Tuesday, August 18 Fourth Friday concerts resume outdoors starting on Friday, July 24 McCrae House opens Friday, July 28 Call ahead or schedule your visit on Eventbrite As…

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