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Indie folk band and Guelph’s artist-in-residence kick off the Fourth Friday summer series at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, ON, June 21, 2019: Four-piece indie folk band ‘Wooly’ will perform at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, June 28 as part of the museum’s Fourth Friday concert series. Wooly represents a collaboration of unique musical talents brought together through a common vision. Emerging from diverse musical experiences and influences, members strive to present a fusion…

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Summer exhibitions launch at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, ON, May 23, 2019 – Two newspaper-themed exhibitions are set to open on Saturday, June 1 at Guelph Civic Museum. Guelph’s storied past is recounted through ‘B&W And Read All Over’, which traces the history of The Guelph Mercury, this city’s daily printed newspaper that reported the local, national and international news to our…

Guelph celebrates 192, after dark

GUELPH ON, April 18, 2019: With creative installations and live performances, Doors Open After Dark will transform the Civic Museum into an all-night party celebrating art, history, and culture Friday, April 26 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Launching the Doors Open Guelph weekend, Doors Open After Dark will celebrate Guelph’s 192nd birthday and John…

Terry Copp opens annual Military Lecture Series at Guelph Civic Museum

Guelph Museums and Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies have announced the first speakers for the 2018-2019 Military Lecture Series at Guelph Civic Museum. The series begins Thursday, September 27 when Terry Copp presents “Cities in Crisis: Montreal and Guelph in 1918. How citizens of Canadian cities responded to the challenges of the…

Celebrate Guelph Pride with newly relaunched Wall of Art and The Lifers at Guelph Civic Museum

Guelph, ON, April 23, 2018—Guelph musicians, The Lifers, will perform a free Fourth Friday concert at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, April 27 as local artists mark the opening of Wall of Art: Pride. The Lifers —sisters Liv and Anita Cazzola — are an art-folk/rock collective. Their intertwined voices dynamically convey vulnerability and strength. Softly plucked…

Guelph celebrates 191, after dark

GUELPH ON, April 10, 2018 – Save some energy at Doors Open this year; the celebration of Guelph’s history continues late into the night at Guelph Civic Museum. Artists, performers and historians will light up the night Saturday, April 21 from 9 PM to 1 AM for Doors Open After Dark, a Guelph 191 celebration.…

Call for Submissions: Doors Open After Dark

Hosted by Guelph Museums in partnership with Guelph Arts Council Deadline for Submissions – Thursday, March 29, 2018, 11:59 PM   Guelph 191: Doors Open After Dark will celebrate Guelph’s 191st birthday with history and art activations at and around the Civic Museum from 9 PM April 21 to 1 AM April 22. This free…

John McCrae: Doctor, Soldier, Poet Video Schedule

A video presentation honouring Lt. Col. John McCrae will begin every hour on the hour in the programming room at Guelph Civic Museum on Sunday, January 28 beginning at 10 AM and concluding at 5 PM. 00:00-0:03 A Mournful Letter 00:03-0:04 Heritage Minute: John McCrae 00:04-0:50 National Film Board: John McCrae’s War 00:50-0:57 CBC News…