Talks & Tours
Better Planet Lecture Series
¬†7 pm, Admission by donation
Experts from the University of Guelph explore themes related to the Better Planet Project: ¬†environment, health, community, and food.
March 13¬†¬ Dr. Evan Fraser, Associate Professor; Canada Research Chair in Global Human Security, Population Growth, High Energy Prices, Climate Change and the Challenge of Feeding Nine Billion
April 10¬ Dr. Maurice Nelischer, Director for Sustainability, Gown in Town: How the Campus and Community Interact¬
Admission by donation
Offered in partnership with the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies, this is an opportunity to learn from esteemed experts about a variety of historic and contemporary military issues.¬
March 20¬ Richard Holt, University of Western Ontario, Women in Khaki: The Canadian Experience in W.W.I.
April¬† 17 – ¬†Admiral Kingsmill Lecture Whitney Lackenbauer, The Canadian Navy and the Arctic
Vimy Ridge Day Talk
Wednesday, April 9, 2 pm
Michael Bechthold, Canada and Vimy Ridge ‚Äď An Iconic Battle Regular admission – Free for Members.
Meet the Artist- March Break “Paint In”
Saturday, March 8, 2 to 4 pm
Visit with artists Laura Coutts, Leslie Miles and Janet Ollers from View from the Hill and learn about their creative processes. Try out some techniques too!
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.
March 28- Norman Liota
April 25¬†-¬† Funky Mamas and the opening of Much More Munsch¬
May 23 -¬† Ambre McLeanDocumentary Film on Lincoln Alexander - A Linc In Time /¬ David Hudson – spoken word artist
Happy Birthday Guelph!
Wednesday, April 23 Celebrate Guelph‚Äôs 187th birthday with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum at 1:30 and 2:30 pm. ¬†$4.00 per person / FREE for Members of Guelph Museums – Members must register on line and bring their membership card the day of the event.¬† Limited capacity.¬ Register in advance at eventbrite.ca¬
Tea for Mom at the Museum
Sunday, May 11¬† – ¬ 1:30 and 3:00 pm seatings
$15 + HST per person.¬† Purchase tickets in advance through eventbrite – see link below
Treat your mom to tea on Mother‚Äôs Day, and Amy Taylor from The Art of Tea and Tasseomancy will read her tea leaves.
Tiny Tot Thursday
April 3 , May 1, 9:30 to 11:30 am
$2.00 per person (Members free)
Join us for this fun drop-in program featuring organized songs, crafts, and games for children one to four years old and their caregivers.
April 3¬†¬†-¬† Spring Has Sprung
May 1¬†-¬†Munsch Month
School‚Äôs ¬†Out, Museum‚Äôs In PD Day
Friday, March 7 (UGDSB & WCDSB) 1 to 4 pm¬
No teachers, no books, but lots of great activities inspired by The University of Guelph – 50 Years of Building a Better Planet. Regular admission.¬† Free for Members.
March Break Family Week
Monday, March 10 ‚Äď Friday, March 14, EXTENDED HOURS¬† – 10 am to 5 pm
Lots of interactive activities displays and presentations with special guests from the University of Guelph
Monday:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬ Guelph Chemistry and Biochemistry Club¬† – Magic Show – 11 am and 12 pm
Tuesday:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬ EquiMania! ‚Äď hands-on displays, ¬ You, Me & Horses¬† presentation – 11 am & 1:30 Wednesday:¬ ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† University of Guelph Wildlife Club ‚Äď 11 am & 1:30 pm presentations
Thursday:¬ ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Wild Ontario presents Birds of Prey live presentations at 1:30 & 3:00 pm
Friday:¬†¬ ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬ Discovering Biodiversity in our Backyard with the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
More Munsch Weekends
Every weekend starting Saturday, April 26
Much More Munsch has arrived! ¬†Read, write, draw and play with Munsch-inspired fun and games all weekend long. Regular Admission – Free for Members