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

Culture Days Kickoff Party & Fourth Friday

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Guelph Civic Museum

Guelph, ON



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Ontario Culture Days is turning 10, so we're hosting a party!

Join us on September 27 from 5 to 9 p.m. to kickoff Culture Days weekend at Guelph Civic Museum.

Explore the Museum's collections and new fall exhibitions while you search for answers to scavenger hunt clues, hear storyteller, Brad Woods, spin some tales with Mike Janzen and Jeff Bersche, eat a slice of cake, and take home a special loot bag at the end of the night to inspire creativity and encourage health, and wellness for you and the planet!

This event coincides with the opening reception of new fall exhibitions, “Bridging Practices in Accessibility, Art, and Communications” and “Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario”. Opening remarks at 6 p.m.

Performances by Brad Woods, Mike Janzen, and Jeff Bersche at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

September’s Fourth Friday is sponsored by Beth & Ryan Waller, Home Group Realty.

Free admission.

There will be a cash bar at the event.

Visit to learn more about Culture Days and to discover how Guelph is celebrating, September 27 to 29.

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Guelph Museums

The Guelph Civic Museum showcases Guelph’s history through permanent and changing exhibits, a fun and interactive families gallery, and special events and activities. Located in the recently renovated Loretto Convent, atop the hill at Norfolk Street and beside the landmark Church of Our Lady, the museum is home to a collection of over 30,000 artifacts that bring Guelph’s past to life.