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Fourth Friday

Fourth Friday – Murray Foster

July 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Tannis Slimmon

September 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Kim and Rajan Anderson

October 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Ambre McLean

November 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Nefe

January 22 @ 7:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Lifeandthetribe

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Preetam Sengupta

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Static Channel

April 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Kent MacMillan

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Janice Jo Lee

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Ian Reid

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Guelph Chamber Choir

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Jiggity James

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Elysha Vorstenbosch and Avalon

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fourth Friday: Joni NehRita

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

History Bites

Military Lectures

It Happened Here

Special Events

Museum Dailies: Great Guelphites!

April 26 @ 8:00 am - 8:15 am

Museum Dailies: Collection Crawl

April 27 @ 8:00 am - 8:15 am

Museum Dailies: Museum of You!

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 8:15 am

Museum Dailies: Museum Makers

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 8:15 am

Museum Dailies: Closer Look

April 30 @ 8:00 am - 8:15 am

Dad Tales

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Anishinaabe Oral Tradition with Rene Andre Meshake

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fifth Friday Trivia with Jen & Paul Barson

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Learn & Explore

Guelph Chamber Choir logo in white on teal background

Resonance: Guelph Chamber Choir at 40

Black and White photo of Brad Woods sitting by a window with a cup of coffee in his hands.

Storytelling with Brad Woods 

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

Photo of Anna holding a poppy pattern mug and smiling with her mouth closed. Under the photo text reads History of Afternoon Tea in 5 Minutes

Afternoon Tea in 5 Minutes

Velvet Bodice with Cravat Circa 1880 Bodice, dark blue velvet, pointed front and short 'tails' at back, sleeves cut at wrist to show embroidery and lace, 15 faux pearl buttons

Blue Monday Puzzle – Velvet Bodice

Royal Crown Derby Tea Cup and Saucer Circa 1926 "Mikado" pattern, designed in 1894 inspired by rice paper drawings Made in Osmaston Road factory in Derby, Derbyshire, England, year cypher is 1926

Blue Monday Puzzle – Tea cup

Colour slide of a parking lot with a blue railing and truck belonging to Love's TV and Appliances. Behind the parking lot is Norfolk Street with a pedestrian overpass. In the background situated on a hill is Church of Our Lady, a stone structure with two towers on the front and a white spire. Below the spire in front of the church part of the grey roof of the rectory visible behind the trees which surround the church. In the left of the photo is a light post (cut-off in the image).

Blue Monday Puzzle – Basilica

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

Rapid Response: Collecting experiences are they are lived. Guelph Museums, Guelph Black Heritage Society

Rapid Response: Collecting experiences as they are lived

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