Museum Planning Truth & Reconciliation Day Activities and Culture Days

Next week, the City of Guelph, it’s people, and people in communities across Canada will mark the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We might have already heard about a number of activities being hosted by the Rotary Club of Guelph, but the City is also planning some events through the Guelph Civic Museum. Continue reading “Museum Planning Truth & Reconciliation Day Activities and Culture Days”

Grant Money Highlights Art Around Town and Guelph Artists

Local artists are among the many groups that have suffered in this pandemic. After all, art is meant to be enjoyed, in a crowd, in a public gallery and space, and what are you supposed to do when people can’t gather around? The answer seems to be turning outdoor public spaces into art displays, and thanks to some grant money from upper levels of government, that’s an option for a couple of Guelph projects. Continue reading “Grant Money Highlights Art Around Town and Guelph Artists”

GUELPH POLITICAST #24 – Scott McGovern, Ed Video Media Arts Centre

As you may or may not be aware, in my other life I’m involved with Ed Video Media Arts Centre and sit on the board of directors. Why should you care? Well, that’s a disclaimer for this week’s Guelph Politicast, in which I sit down with Scott McGovern, Programming Director of Ed Video, to talk about arts and culture in Canada, why the the topic doesn’t get much discussion in an election campaign, and how the life and work of artists living in Canada is often misunderstood. Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #24 – Scott McGovern, Ed Video Media Arts Centre”