To support cultural sector growth in Guelph, the City invests in capacity building opportunities and special programs. These projects are short-term in nature and help to increase the visibility and viability of Guelph’s arts and culture community.
Culture Days 2015
Launched in 2010, Culture Days is a Canada-wide initiative that encourages citizens across the country to celebrate and explore the arts and culture within their own communities. In Guelph, Culture Days is jointly coordinated and promoted by the City and Guelph Arts Council to celebrate the broad range of creativity in our vibrant city.
Create, participate and share in the FREE events and activities taking place over Culture Days weekend running September 25 to 27, 2015.
RBC Market Mornings 2015 Idea Garden
Guelph artist Meredith Blackmore encouraged community members contribute to a collaborative work of art outside of the Farmers’ Market as part of RBC Market Mornings programming this summer over the course of four Saturdays.
The “Idea Garden” will be on display Saturday September 26 during Farmers’ Market hours to celebrate Culture Days and showcase the community art project.
City of Guelph Artist in Residence Program
Guelph artist Greg Denton has been selected as this year’s City of Guelph Artist in Residence.
Last Chance Art Walk through The Wilson Street Promenade
The City partnered with University of Guelph students, Cyrille Viola and Calen Hamelin, to present their urban design project, “The Wilson Street Promenade,” which included a pop up park and beach, vendors from Guelph Farmers’ Market, temporary art installations, and activities for visitors. Residents and visitors will have one last chance to view the installations over Culture Days weekend, September 25-27, 2015 before they are taken down.
Residents and visitors will have one last chance to view the installations over Culture Days weekend, September 25-27, 2015 before they are taken down.