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Stay connected with Guelph Museums. Anytime, anywhere. Live events, tours, and activities for all ages.

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Photo of a pear with a bite taken out of the centre. To the right of the pear is blue text that reads History Bites

 

History Bites: Guelph Circa 1999
Wednesday, January 20, 12 p.m.
Facebook Live

 

 

Portrait photo of Nefe against a red and blue back lit wall. Her black hair is braided and worn tied in a loose bun. There is a blur or duplicate visual affect visible on Nefe's face.

Fourth Friday: Nefe
Friday, January 22, 7 p.m.
Facebook Live

 

 

 

Wintery forest scene with snow on the branches of the evergreen trees. There is one person walking through the trees wearing a black coat.

 

 

 

Photo of a street view with crumbling and destroyed building from a war air strike. There are five soldiers standing in the street. This black and white photo is layered with an orange tint. The words military lectures is written in the centre of the photo.

 

Military Lecture: The Power of Witnessing in the Work of Battlefield Painter Mary Riter Hamilton
Thursday, January 28, 7 p.m.
Webex – Eventbrite or Facebook Live

 

 

Photo of a pear with a bite taken out of the centre. To the right of the pear is blue text that reads History Bites

 

History Bites: Lay of the Land
Wednesday, February 17, 12 p.m.
Facebook Live

 

 

Photo of a street view with crumbling and destroyed building from a war air strike. There are five soldiers standing in the street. This black and white photo is layered with an orange tint. The words military lectures is written in the centre of the photo.

 

Military Lecture – A Tethered Dragon: The Eight Nation Army Occupation of Beijing & Tianjin, 1900-1902
Thursday, February 25, 7 p.m.
Webex – Eventbrite or Facebook Live

 

 

Portrait photo of Lifeandthetribe, she is a Black woman with long dark brown braided hair. She is wearing a cream blouse.

Fourth Friday: Lifeandthetribe
Friday, February 26, 7 p.m.
Facebook Live

 

 

Past Events:

Don’t miss an event with Guelph Museums! Watch video recordings from past events.

Photo of a pear with a bite taken out of the centre. To the right of the pear is blue text that reads History Bites

Cooking Up a History of Guelph

Portrait style photo of singer-songwriter Ambre McLean. She has pale skin and deep red ear length hair. She is wearing a white collared shirt with a large silver and black collared necklace. Her gaze is looking upwards above the camera.

Fourth Friday: Ambre McLean

Photo of a street view with crumbling and destroyed building from a war air strike. There are five soldiers standing in the street. This black and white photo is layered with an orange tint. The words military lectures is written in the centre of the photo.

War Junk

Photo of a pear with a bite taken out of the centre. To the right of the pear is blue text that reads History Bites

History Bites: Second World War Remembered

Photo of a black steam engine train, locomotive 6167, lifted up by a hydraulic lift system.

Locomotive 6167 Time Lapse

Locomotive 6167 Tender being transported by flatbed through the intersection of Woolwich Street and Carden Street.

6167 Move to John Galt Park – Full

Photo of McCrae Memorial gardens with the stone memorial in the centre of the photo. The photo was taken during the fall and the maple tree behind the memorial has orange and golden leaves.

Remembrance Day 2020 Live

 

Photo of Kim and her son Rajan performing music outside of the University of Guelph. Rajan is standing to the left and is playing the fiddle. Kim is sitting to the right and is playing a keyboard.

Fourth Friday: Kim & Rajan Anderson

Military Lectures

Fighting for Citizenship

History Bites

History Bites: Her Story

Black and white photo of musician Tannis Slimmon. She is sitting on a vintage couch and is holding a bundle of string lights. There is the Fourth Friday logo wordmark in the right corner of the photo. The wordmark is a number 4 with the word Fridays across the arm of the number.

Fourth Friday: Tannis Slimmon

Photo of a street view with crumbling and destroyed building from a war air strike. There are five soldiers standing in the street. This black and white photo is layered with an orange tint. The words military lectures is written in the centre of the photo.

The Fight for History

History bites logo. The words history bites is written in blue text. To the left is a graphic of a pear with a bite taken out of the centre.

History Bites: Rapid Response Collecting

Photo of River North Duo, Matt Zaddy and Heather Christine. Matt is on the left and is playing an acoustic guitar. Heather is standing close on the right with her left arm resting on his arm.

Fourth Friday: River North

Photo of musician Murray Foster leaning up against a grey brick building. He is wearing a tie and vest. The Fourth Friday watermark is over his left shoulder, "4th Fridays" written in white text.

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Learn and Explore Banner. White text on a blue background. To the left of the text is a variety of arts and craft supplies, including paints, protractor, push pins, ruler.

Black and white photo of the exterior of the Civic Museum. There is a large full moon photoshopped in the top right corner. There is a group of bats flying over the moon. Five small pumpkins are in the foreground of the photo.

Fall PD Day Activities

Photo of Locomotive 6167. The steam engine train is black with a red plaque under the headlight. On the red plaque, 6167 is written in gold.

Locomotive 6167 Magical Train Journey

Multi-colour crazy quilt pattern.

Guelph Museums Puzzle #5

E.R. Bollert Advertising Card, 1899. E.R. Bollert & Co. sold fine gentlemen’s clothing and furnishings at 27 Lower Wyndham Street. The advertising card boasts, “”Fine Ordered Clothing. We solicit your patronage for our Tailoring Department, and among others, for the following reasons: 1st. Our stock comprises the choicest goods to be found. 2nd Our variety is very extensive. 3rd We employ first-class Cutter, and turn out only superior work. 4th Our prices are from 15 to 25 per cent lower than you usually pay for clothing of equal quality. Fine Dress Suitings, Stylish Business Suitings, Strong Wearing Suitings, Fine Over-coatings and Choice Trouserings. See Our Unequalled $3.50 and $4 Pantings.”

Guelph Museums Puzzle #4

Black and white photo to mimic a low-tech security camera footage. Farm animal puppets arranged in a circle, the sheep puppet is the leader.

The Great Guelph Museums Artefact Heist!

Blank crossword puzzle. Guelph Museums logo is in the top left corner.

Guelph Museums Crossword #2 – Medical Collection

Blank crossword puzzle. Guelph Museums logo is in the top left corner

Guelph Museums Crossword #3 – Before Social Distancing

Blank crossword puzzle. Guelph Museums logo is in the top left corner.

Guelph Museums Crossword #1 – Collection Pastimes

Sample of a homemade paper compass. Instead of North, East, South, West, the compass is labelled, Ahead, Right, Behind, Left.

Lay of the Land – Make Your Own Compass

Collection photo of a toy sewing machine.

Guelph Museums Puzzle #3

Sepia photo from Guelph General Hospital's 115th anniversary celebration. The photo is of a carriage with a white sign on the back that says Happy Birthday Guelph General Hospital, 115 years young!

Guelph Museums Puzzle #2

Photo of a pair of homemade binoculars made out of toilet paper roles. The binoculars have a black string strap.

Lay of the Land – Binocular Craft and Scavenger Hunt

Collection photo of a green and purple tartan dress. There is a puzzle piece outline at the bottom right of the photo.

Guelph Museums Puzzle #1

Outline of the Civic Museum building. It is left blank so that you can design your own museum. The sign in front of the museum is also blank for you to rename your museum.

Make Your Own Museum – Activity Booklet

Guelph Museums Colouring Pages cover. Sample from a Greeting from Guelph postcard.

Guelph Museums Colouring Pages

Photo of Guelph Museums themed pogs. Its a pile of 7 pogs with Guelph photos, including John McCrae, Locomotive 6167, Families Gallery, McCrae House, and the Civic Museum

Guelph Circa 1999 – Pogs Craft

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