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Traverse: Transit Shelter Artist Showcase


1 Carden Street

Guelph, ON

Self guided Design Drawing Painting Physical activity & movement Visual arts

Thank you for checking out Traverse, the City of Guelph’s Transit Shelter Artist Showcase, featuring original artwork by 6 local artists, strategically placed throughout all 6 city wards, creating mini art crawls and tours for residents and visitors easily accessible by bus, car, bike and on foot. With handy ward-based tips on what to see/eat/do, this showcase celebrates community spirit, inclusion and diversity, and inspires civic pride. From portraits to plein air, this showcase will give you insight into The Royal City’s creative capacity, and a few of the many talented artists that call Guelph home. Visit the website below to learn more about the featured artists, and unique highlights and experiences not to be missed on your tour!

This event runs the duration of Culture Days.

Find out more!

This event is free.

Organized by

City of Guelph - Culture Department

We raise the visibility and viability of Guelph’s arts and culture community through a variety of projects, programs and initiatives. In an effort to support cultural sector growth in Guelph, the City invests in capacity building opportunities and special programs. Culture Days is one of those programs.


1 Carden Street

Guelph, ON

Artwork is located at 39 different transit shelters around the city. Routes, stop numbers, artist information and ward highlights are all available on our website.

Event Contact

Jen Rafter