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Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario Into the Light examines local histories and ongoing legacies of racial “betterment” thinking in Southern Ontario that de-humanized and disappeared those who did not fit the normative middle-class lives of white, able-bodied settlers. Into the Light is co-curated by Mona Stonefish, Peter Park, Dolleen Tisawii’ashii Manning, Evadne Kelly, Seika Boye and Sky Stonefish. This exhibition of artistic, sensory, and material expressions of memory aims to bring one of Guelph’s dark secrets, as well as stories of survival, out of the shadows and into the light. Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario is co-presented by Guelph Museums and Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology and Access to Life at Re•Vision: The Centre for Art and Social Justice, University of Guelph.
Event Date 09-14-2019
Individual Price General admission, $6.00. Children under 4 are free
Categories Art Exhibitions and Sales,Heritage,Visual Art
Kick off your weekend with a performance by The Fair Wind and Friends! On the Fourth Friday of the month, Guelph Museums offers free admission to the Guelph Civic Museum after 5 p.m. Performance by The Fair Wind at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cash bar.
Event Date 01-24-2020 7:00 pm
Individual Price Free admission
Categories Music,Free or PWYC,Heritage,Performance
A Celebration of Scottish Song and Dance An ode to Robert Burns and Scottish traditions with performances by piper Robin Aggus and Marilyn Baxter, and tastes of haggis, oatcakes and shortbread. Cash bar. Tickets in advance at guelphmuseums.ca
Event Date 01-26-2020 2:00 pm
Individual Price $10 + HST, tickets in advance
Categories Heritage,Dance,Multi-Arts Event,Music,Performance
History Bites: Into the Light A NEW lunch hour series at the Civic Museum! Third Wednesday of the month, 12 to 1 p.m. Bring a brown bag lunch and join us for bite-sized history tours of our feature exhibitions. Let us know if you’ll attend, please RSVP. Admission by donation.
Event Date 02-19-2020 12:00 pm
Individual Price Admission by donation
Categories Heritage,Art Exhibitions and Sales,Free or PWYC,Other
Fourth Friday: Sasha Henry and Aaron Ridge Kick off your weekend with a performance by Sasha Henry and Aaron Ridge. On the Fourth Friday of the month, Guelph Museums offers free admission to the Guelph Civic Museum after 5 p.m. Performance by Sasha Henry and Aaron Ridge at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Presented in partnership with Guelph Black Heritage Society. Cash bar.
Event Date 02-28-2020 7:00 pm
Individual Price Free admission
Categories Music,Free or PWYC,Heritage
 
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