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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…

Rapid Response Collecting: Let’s document this major moment in history

Banner images: Flooded Street after Bursting of Goldie’s Dam, 1929 (2002.81.5) Guelph Spring Flood, 1948 (2008.42.1) Coronavirus Illustration, Medical News Today The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is a major moment in history. We are experiencing its impact locally, nationally and internationally. Guelph Museums is committed to preserving our experiences, as individuals, families, and communities face this…

Guelph Museums COVID-19 Update: April 7

Programs and events at City facilities cancelled through July 5, 2020 Guelph, Ont., April 7, 2020 – Following advice from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, all City of Guelph recreation centres, libraries, museums and theatres remain closed until April 30 to slow the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). All scheduled programs, performances and events at City…

Guelph Museums COVID-19 Update: March 24

In order to flatten the COVID-19 curve, all Guelph Museums locations are temporarily closed until further notice. For all City of Guelph coronavirus updates and further information, please visit guelph.ca. We are still available online and through our social media channels. Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Please visit the staff contact page to connect with us via…

Guelph Museums COVID-19 Update

Guelph Museums is monitoring and following the advice of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health with regard to COVID-19. The Museum remains open during regular hours. Events will be assessed on a case by case basis using criteria provided by Health Canada. Screening at the Museums We are asking people not to enter the Museums if they have a fever or cough or…

Party like it’s 1999 this March Break at the Civic Museum

GUELPH, March 10, 2020: Guelph Civic Museum is the place to be during March Break, Saturday, March 14 to Sunday March 22, with plenty of family fun and new exhibitions to explore. In addition to the launch of feature exhibitions Guelph Circa 1999 and Lay of the Land, there will be special themed activities for…