culture days 2021

RE:IMAGINE. Culture Days September 24 to October 24

4 weeks of arts and culture experiences indoors, outdoors and online

Arts and culture emerged as a lifeline of joy, providing gifts of colour, hope, and reprieve needed to make it through this past year. Collectively, we’re imagining what a post-pandemic world could look like and how we can each contribute to that picture being brighter. Through that lens, Culture Days has chosen RE:IMAGINE as the 2021 theme, signalling a positive turning point – the commitment to building tangible change into the future of arts and culture.

Join the City of Guelph as we:

Events

Online Friday September 24 to Sunday October 24

Other in-person and online events

Date and time Event Location Cost Registration
Friday September 24,
7-9 p.m.
Fourth Friday Concert with Jiggity James Guelph Civic Museum outdoor patio Free Yes
Friday September 24,
7-9 p.m.
Fourth Friday Concert with Jiggity James Online Free No
Friday September 24,
5-9 p.m.
Fourth Friday Exhibition Viewing – Rapid Response: Collecting Experiences as they are Lived Guelph Civic Museum Free Yes
Friday September 24,
5-9 p.m.
Fourth Friday Exhibition Viewing – Memory Cycle: Re-Sonified Artifacts Guelph Civic Museum Free Yes
Friday September 24 at 10 a.m. to Sunday October 2 at 5 pm. Hope and Healing: Art installation by Tracey-Mae Chambers Guelph Civic Museum – outside and Glass Box Atrium Free No
Friday September 24,
10-10:15 a,m.
Re-Imagine Video Series Part One – Through Our Lens: Explore your History Online Free Yes
Saturday September 25,
10:30 a.m.-3p.m.
Heritage Hall Freedom Project Grand Opening Guelph Black Heritage Society, Heritage Hall, 83 Essex Street Pay what you can No
Saturday September 25,
10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Historical Walking Tours – Public Art Walk Tour starts at Wilson Street by the #RoyalCityWings butterfly mural beside Guelph Farmers’ Market Free Yes
Saturday September 25,
11 a.m.-12 noon
Uplift! Outdoor Concert Series featuring Transstar Silence Sounds, 46 Essex Street Free No
Wednesday September 29,
4-5:30 p.m.
Virtual Dye and Medicinal Plant Walk III (with Anita Cazzola and Planting Radiance) Online Free Yes
Thursday September 30,
2-3:30 p.m.
Anishinaabe Oral Tradition with Rene Andre Meshake Guelph Civic Museum outdoor patio Free Yes
Friday October 1,
10-10:15 a.m.
Re-Imagine Video Series Part Two – Through Our Lens: Library Fun for Children Online Free Yes
Saturday October 2,
11 a.m.-12 noon
Uplift! Outdoor Concert Series featuring Rebecca Hennessy, Michael Herring and Annais Linares Silence Sounds, 46 Essex Street Free No
Wednesday October 6,
5-6 pm.
Artist Talk with Anita Cazzola – 2021 Artist in Residence (with 10C) Market Square, 1 Carden Street – under City Hall overhang Free Yes
Wednesday October 6 at 12 noon to Sunday October 24 at 11:59 p.m. Main Street Mural Project – Video Release I – As it’s Written by Alex Kwong and Sergey Ryutin Online Free No
Friday October 8 at 12 noon to Sunday October 24 at 11:59 p.m. Main Street Mural Project  Video Release II – Cultivation by Kenneth Lavallee Online Free No
Friday October 8, 10-10:15 a.m. Re-Imagine Video Series Part Three – Through Our Lens: Beyond Library Walls Online Free Yes
Saturday October 9, 11 a.m.-12 noon Uplift! Outdoor Concert Series featuring Emma Bortalon-Vettor, Ben Finley, Ben Grossman and Shaghayegh Yassemi Silence Sounds, 46 Essex Street Free No
Wednesday October 13 at 12 noon to Sunday October 24 at 11:59 p.m. Main Street Mural Project – Video Release III – In Flight by Jarus Online Free No
Friday October 15 at 12 noon to Sunday October 24 at 11:59 p.m. Main Street Mural Project – Video Release IV – #RoyalCityWings by Pellvetica Online Free No
Friday October 15, 10-10:15 a.m. Re-Imagine Video Series Part Four – Through Our Lens: Discover our Makerspace Online Free Yes
Tuesday October 19, 7-8 p.m. Artist Talk with Jenny Mitchell – 2020 Artist in Residence Online Free Yes
Wednesday October 20 at 12 noon to Sunday October 24 at 11:59 p.m. Main Street Mural Project – Video Release V – Little Herbarium of Precious Silks by Annie Hamel Online Free No
Thursday October 21 at 12 noon to Sunday October 24 at 5 p.m. Collective Offerings Exhibition Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street Pay what you can No
Thursday October 21 at 12 noon to Sunday October 24 at 5 p.m. Prospetto a Mare Exhibition Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street Pay what you can No
Thursday October 21 at 12 noon to Sunday October 24 at 5 p.m. ᐃᓅᓯᕋ | Inuusira Art Gallery of Guelph, 358 Gordon Street Pay what you can No
Friday October 22, 5-9 p.m. Fourth Friday Exhibition Viewing – Rapid Response: Collecting Experiences as they are Lived Guelph Civic Museum Free Yes
Friday October 22, 5-9 p.m. Fourth Friday Exhibition Viewing – Memory Cycle: Re-Sonified Artifacts Guelph Civic Museum Free Yes
Friday October 22 at 12 noon to Sunday October 24 at 11:59 p.m. Main Street Mural Project – Video Release VI – On the Light Fantastic by Dan Bergeron and Gabriel Specter Online Free No
Saturday October 23 at 9 a.m. to Sunday October 24 at 6 p.m. Anita Cazzola’s Botanical Reclamation Final Installation – Yorklands Artspiration Exhibition Yorklands Green Hub, 905 York Road Free No
Saturday October 23, 2-4 p.m. Anita Cazzola’s Botanical Reclamation Final Installation – Opening Celebration Yorklands Green Hub, 905 York Road Free Yes
Sunday October 4, 10-11 a.m. Anita Cazzola leads an In-The-Round Community Conversation “On plants, resilience and craft” Yorklands Green Hub, 905 York Road Free Yes

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