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Fifth Friday Pub Night: Mapping Guelph’s Possible Energy Futures – CANCELLED

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

All Museum events and programs have been cancelled through July 5. Following advice from Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, all City of Guelph recreation centres, libraries, museums and theatres remain closed until April 30 to…

Admission by donation

Her Story: Trailblazers of Guelph and Wellington County

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

In fall 2019, the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) approached Guelph Museums about an exhibition that would mark the 75th anniversary of CFUW Guelph. Through the stories of local…

Resonance: Guelph Chamber Choir at 40

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Experience the soul-stirring sounds of Guelph’s premier chamber choir through 40 years of recording and performance history. This exhibition shares the stories of the people whose lives have been touched…

Liberation of Holland 1945: Trooper Clarence Oliver James

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Between 1939 and 1945, the Second World War was an international conflict fought on land, on sea and in the air. Canadian soldiers played a major role in the war,…

Fred Hallett and The Sewing Machine Factory

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Alfred “Fred” Thomas Hallett was born in October 1863 in Lewisham, Kent, England – over 150 years ago! His parents, William and Eliza, moved their family to Canada in May 1869, when Fred was six years old. He had seven siblings: William, Henry, John, Elizabeth, Esther, Charles, and Arthur. The Hallett family settled in Guelph.…

Scottish Diaspora Tapestry: Canadian Content

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

For a limited time only, 38 Canadian panels from the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry will be on display at the Civic Museum. The installation includes panels dedicated to the City of Guelph and to Lt. Col. John McCrae. The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry was initiated in 2014 to engage communities around the globe in celebration of Scottish…

Military Lecture: The Irish Canadian Rangers in Canada and Ireland, 1915 -1917

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

The Irish Canadian Rangers began as a Militia Regiment in 1915 after Catholic and Protestant Irish agreed to cooperate. Drawing upon research for his recent book Montreal At War 1914-1918, Terry Copp examines both Irish and Canadian history in this dramatic, formative period.

Free

Virtual Tour of the Former Mohawk Institute Residential School

Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Join Guelph Museums on a virtual tour of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School Woodland Cultural Centre will guide viewers through the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School, sharing…

Free
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