Exhibits

 

Exhibitions at Guelph Civic Museum

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Victorian Christmas Card,1884

 

Deck the Halls: A Victorian Christmas
November 22 to January 12
Come into our parlour to experience the sights, sounds and activities of Christmases long ago.

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The University of Guelph: 50 Years of Building a Better Planet
December 20 to 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.
Opening reception: Saturday, January 4, 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Church of Our Lady from City Hall Skating Rink by Leslie Miles

Church of Our Lady from City Hall Skating Rink by Leslie Miles

 

 

View from the Hill and Beyond
January 17 to April 6
This show celebrates the connection that five local artists — Scott Abbott, Laura Coutts, Leslie Miles, Janet Ollers and Kathleen Schmalz — have with their city.
Opening reception: Friday, January 17, 7:00 to 9:00 pm

 

In our cases:

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Silent Film Projector from the Castle Theatre, c1920

 

The Magic of Guelph’s Cinema History
Lobby
Until January 5

 

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FACETS: Explorations by the Grand River Bead Society
Floor 1
Until January 26

  

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Till Death Do Us Part: Mourning Rituals
Floor 2
Until March 30

 

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Bedazzling Beadwork Bags
Floor 2
Until January 27

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Guelph Industries
Floor 2A
December/January – Guelph Paper Box Company
February/March – Kloepfer Coal

The Guelph Curling Club playing on the Speed River, 1881 1981X_282_1

The Guelph Curling Club playing on the Speed River, 1881 1981X_282_1

 

Guelph Curling Club: Part of Guelph’s History for 175 Years
Floor 1
January 10 to March 2

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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
January 10 to 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
January 31 to June 1

 

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.

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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