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Indigenous arts and culture exhibitions open at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, March 8, 2019: Guelph Museums celebrates the opening of two exhibitions — Konnón:kwe and Indianized — Friday, March 22 at the Civic Museum with free admission and a performance by Ansley Simpson. Konnón:kwe, a Kanyen’kéha (Mohawk) word signifying “three or more women,” speaks to the power of collective agency by Indigenous women artists. Themes…

Fourth Friday performance by Aisha Barrow celebrating Black History Month

GUELPH, ON, February 20, 2019: Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Aisha Barrow will perform at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, February 22 as part of the museum’s Fourth Friday concert series, this month presented in partnership with Guelph Black Heritage Society in celebration of Black History Month. Barrow has a bold and fresh new sound that draws its inspiration…

Doors Open After Dark and Doors Open: Call for Submissions EXTENDED

Doors Open After Dark and Doors Open April 26 & 27, 2019 Call for submissions from historians and artists Deadline EXTENDED to Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 11:59 PM Doors Open After Dark and Doors Open Guelph will celebrate Guelph’s 192nd birthday, and commemorate the 240th birthday of Guelph founder John Galt, with history and art activations…

Febulous! 2019

Guelph Museums sets the spotlight on local artists at fourth annual Febulous!

GUELPH, ON, February 11, 2019: Guelph Museums turns up the volume on fundraising at its fourth annual Febulous! cocktail party and auction Thursday, February 21 at the Civic Museum. Proceeds will support free Fourth Friday concerts, providing affordable access to museum experiences for the community, while supporting emerging artists with paying gigs that help to…

Call for Submissions:  Doors Open After Dark and Doors Open Guelph

April 26 & 27, 2019 Deadline for Submissions – Sunday, February 10, 2019, 11:59 PM Doors Open After Dark and Doors Open Guelph will celebrate Guelph’s 192nd birthday, and commemorate the 240th birthday of Guelph founder John Galt, with history and art activations at and around the Civic Museum from 9 PM April 26 to 1…

Guelph Cenotaph Roll of Honour updates to be unveiled at dedication ceremony

GUELPH, ON, November 3, 2018: A dedication ceremony is set for Saturday, November 10 at 11 a.m. at Guelph’s cenotaph located on Woolwich Street at Eramosa Road to honour 43 men and women who served and died during the first and second World Wars, and whose names have just recently been added to the Guelph…

We Are All Treaty People

Land Acknowledgement Guelph is situated on treaty land that is steeped in rich Indigenous history and home to many First Nations, Inuit and Metis people today. Guelph Museums respectfully acknowledges the ancestral homelands of the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee, and Metis Peoples, and recognizes that we are situated on Treaty 3 territory, the traditional territory…

Guelph Museums’ week of remembrance commemorates 100th anniversary of Armistice

GUELPH, ON, November 1, 2018: Guelph Museums will mark Remembrance Day, and the centennial of the signing of the Armistice ending the First World War, with a week of activities at the Civic Museum and McCrae House leading up to November 11. The World Remembers, a digital memorial, will display the names of 1,003,167 names…