Exhibits

Exhibitions at Guelph Civic Museum

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The University of Guelph: 50 Years of Building a Better Planet
Until July 1
To mark the University’s 50th anniversary, students have curated this exhibition highlighting some of the outstanding contributions U of G has made to improving lives in our community and around the world.

 

 

 

 

Much More Munsch exhibit opening, Friday, April 25 at Guelph Civic Museum!

Much More Munsch exhibit opening, Friday, April 25 at Guelph Civic Museum!

Much More Munsch
April 25 to November 9
The whimsical stories of Guelph writer Robert Munsch come to life with interactive experiences that encourage imagination and creativity.
Reception:  Friday, April 25, 7 pm

 

 

 

ExhibitionPoster2013 3 Red Angel DetailThe Art of the Lacemaker

July 11 to November 2
Reception: Friday, July 11, 7 pm

From utilitarian beginnings to status symbol, historical and contemporary lace drawn from the extraordinary Ruhland Collection, reveal the significance and cultural value of this art form.

Generously supported by Guelph Community Foundation

 

 

In our cases:

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Howitt-Dunbar wedding, 1925 1991_48_13

 P.S. I Love You: Themes of Love from the Museum’s Collection
Floor 2
Until July 20

 

 

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Ladies having tea,1893 1979X_00_29

 

 

It’s Tea Time: Tea Pots, Sugar Bowls and Creamers
from the Museum’s Collection
Floor 1
Until June 1

 

 

 

sewing machine

Keeping Calm and Carrying On: Local Acts of Resilience in the First World War, Second World War, and Today
Until July 6

 

 

 

Nursing Uniform, circa 1890

Nursing Uniform, circa 1890

Hands and Hearts: The Women of the Guelph General Hospital’s
School of Nursing
Until September 28

 

 

 

 

 

Wall of Art:

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Runs until June 29
Highlights artwork by Marnie Dallan, Vince Wall, Barbara Cohen andGrazyna Adamska-Jarecka. This Wall of Art exhibition is a partnership between Guelph Museums and the Guelph Arts Council and is a quarterly juried show that is open to residents of Guelph and members of the GAC who produce two-dimensional work in any media. 

 

Spinning Yarns
July 11 to September

Wall of Art – Spinning Yarns – Call For Artists

 

In the Permanent Exhibition Galleries

Families Gallery

Families Gallery

 

The Royal City Families Gallery - An interactive gallery for all ages that explores Guelph’s history and its place in the world.

Families Gallery

Families Gallery

 

City Gallery

City Gallery

 

Growing Guelph Gallery and City Gallery - What makes Guelph unique and what are our stories?

 

 

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The Loretto Gallery - The story of the Convent and the Sisters of the Loretto