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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Guided Photography Walk and Workshop with Kenneth Chou


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Guelph Civic Museum

52 Norfolk St

Guelph, ON



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Join us for an Artist Talk and Photo Walk with local photographer Kenneth Chou!

Starting at the Guelph Civic Museum with a brief presentation on Guelph’s photographic history and an introduction to photography basics, the photo walk will offer a unique opportunity for participants to take part in an active photographic exhibition on display during Culture Days.

Participants will be encouraged to bring their smartphones, analog or digital cameras as we tour notable and significant landmarks in downtown Guelph. All age groups and skill levels are invited. Participants will engage in hands-on learning regarding composition, exposure and other photographic arts techniques.

The culminating work will be exhibited at the Guelph Civic Museum October 16th for the final day of Culture Days, with a chance to share photographs created and discuss learnings with Kenneth and other participants.

Kenneth Chou is a professional photographer and professor at Humber Institute of Advanced Learning and the Haliburton School of the Art and Design. He has a Master of Fine Arts in Documentary Media and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography.

Ken is a big fan of film cameras, documenting public spaces and darkroom printing techniques.

Both the photography workshop and exhibition and discussion are free. Pre-registration is required to attend.

Come tell your story!

Guided Walk and Workshop 02 October 10am - 12:30pm

Photography exhibition and discussion 16 October 10am - 12pm


City of Guelph Museums & Culture

Guelph Museums and Culture exists to:

* Collect and protect artifacts, artworks and stories that reflect our community

* Share the collections and stories − locally, nationally and internationally − through exhibition, interpretation, and online access

* Provide inclusive, accessible, interactive, and enlightening experiences

* Nurture interest and engagement in history, art and culture

* Cultivate a connection to place, with focus on the tangible and intangible cultural landscape unique to Guelph

Guelph Museums and Culture is pleased to commission this activation for Culture Days in support of our local artists and in service of our local community and beyond.

In Guelph we’re grounded in community and our deep connection to the environment. We look out for one another, celebrate our diversity and smile at each other in the streets. We are leaders who shape tomorrow. We tackle local and global challenges through innovation, art and action. And we’re committed to inclusive prosperity – because together, we’re stronger.

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City of Guelph Guelph, ON

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