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Between the Crosses, Row on Row: 100 Years of the Remembrance Poppy

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Beginning with Guelph-born Lt. Col. John McCrae's 1915 poem "In Flanders Fields", this exhibition tells the story of the poppy as it evolved to be an enduring symbol of remembrance in Canada and around the world.

Moving Histories, Neighbourhood Mysteries

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Moving Histories, Neighbourhood Mysteries marks the end of a multi-year collaboration in three of Guelph’s vibrant neighbourhoods – Two Rivers, Onward Willow, and Brant Avenue – where we explored two driving questions: What makes a place home? How do communities change over time?

The Origin of Fan: Folding Form and Function

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

The Origin of Fan: Folding Form and Function considers the local and global histories, technological innovation, and cultural significance of fans. The exhibition draws from Guelph Museums’ collection of over 80 fans and related photographs, postcards, and other ephemera.

Witnessing War

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

The exhibition Witnessing War takes place in 2022, marking 150 years since the birth of Lt. Col. John McCrae (1872-1918). An esteemed doctor, soldier and poet, McCrae is remembered for his wartime poem “In Flanders Fields,” which he wrote from the trenches near Ypres, Belgium, on 3 May 1915.

Fourth Friday: Joshua Pascua & the Pants

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Who wears the pants? Why Joshua Pascua of course! We are thrilled to welcome Joshua Pascua & the Pants to the Civic Museum for July's Fourth Friday performance. Enjoy their funky rhythms and smooth melodies as you groove the night away on the Civic Museum patio.

Free

Fourth Friday: Lacey Hill

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph, Ontario

Get swept away by the sweet sounds of Oneida/Mohawk artist Lacey Hill during August's free Fourth Friday concert! Lacey captivates audiences with her stage presence as she sings powerful lyrics over melodic guitar chords. Catch her intimate Guelph Museums debut on our patio overlooking beautiful Downtown Guelph.

Free
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