Upcoming Events

Poppies of War & Peace

Friday, September 5, 2 pm

Meet New Zealand artist Stephen Mulqueen, who explores the ideas of memory and commemoration by transforming brass cartridge shell into wearable objects.  Guelph is his first stop on a North American tour supported by a Fullbright & New Zealand Arts Grant.

 

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Sunday Matinee: Lace Themed Talks

 

Sundays July 27, August 24, September 21 & October 26 – 1:00 pm
$15 +HST. Buy tickets in advance through the links below.

Tour The Art of the Lacemaker exhibition with guest curator Joyce Dawson, followed by an enlightening talk by lace experts, served with tea and cake.

September 21st – Ayrshire and Whitework, Embroidered laces of the 19th century: An illustrated conversation with Anne Adams, embroiderer. teacher and historian extraordinaire of Prince Edward County. Speaker: Anne Adams in conversation with Joyce Taylor Dawson

BUY TICKETS NOW FOR THE SEPTEMBER 21 TALK

October 26th: Using Lace in the Theatre: An illustrated lecture by Cindy Rusak, Costume & Wardrobe – Stratford Festival Theatre

BUY TICKETS NOW FOR THE OCTOBER 26 TALK

 

The Art of the Lacemaker (Revisited) -Workshop Programme - September to October 2014

Please note that the workshops take place at the Guelph Civic Museum but you need to contact Guest Curator, Dr. Joyce Dawson for more information or to register.  Please select the link below for workshop information and registration details.

Lace Exhibition Workshop Programmes

 

 

Events

Fourth Fridays
Fridays, 5 to 9 pm Free Admisson after 5 pm Celebrate the end of the week and the start of the weekend with music and more.

 

Neighbourhood Spirit Walk

Vincent Wall portraying Evan Macdonald at Spirit Walk 2013

Vincent Wall portraying Evan Macdonald at Spirit Walk 2013

Saturday, September 13
Tours beginning at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00 pm $20 + tax
Beginning at Guelph Civic Museum, the guided walking tours will include encounters with characters who helped shape Guelph’s history. Advanced tickets required. Purchase tickets online at guelph.ca/museum through the links below. Following each tour there will be a reception at the Guelph Civic Museum with light refreshments and a cash bar.

BUY TICKETS NOW FOR THE 6:00 PM TOUR

BUY TICKETS NOW FOR THE 6:30 PM TOUR

BUY TICKETS NOW FOR THE 7:00 PM TOUR

 

 

Family Fun

Tiny Tot Thursdays
First Thursday of each month, 9:30 to 11:30 amcharmaine

September 4: Things With Strings

$2 per person. Drop in for organized songs, crafts, and games for children one to four years old and their caregivers.

 

 

 

Much More Munsch exhibit runs until November 8.

Much More Munsch exhibit runs until November 8.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturdays and Sundays: More Munsch Weekends featuring crafts, games and activities all day

 

 

Activities at McCrae House

Piping Evenings with Guelph Pipe Band
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September 10, 6:30 pm, full concert!

Enjoy the Guelph Pipe Band as they practice in the McCrae Memorial Gardens. Bring your own lawn chair.  Rain location: the gazebo across the street in Royal City Park.