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  • Cultural Job and Volunteer Opportunities

    Please let us know of any opportunities... This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Opportunities    Job Boards & Culture Employment Resources See also our calls page, which includes paid opportunities for creative peopleJob Opportunities  Vocamus Press - DirectorRead More
  • Guelph Arts Council Presents The Collector’s Dilemma

    Guelph, ON – February 5, 2019 – Guelph Arts Council presents The Collector’s Dilemma, an auction of fine art previously owned by local collectors. This afternoon of bidding, listening and mingling happensRead More
  • Art on the Street 2019 Applications Now Open

    Guelph, ON – February 4, 2019 – Guelph Arts Council is now accepting applications from artists for Art on the Street. Guelph’s popular annual art exhibition and sale will return to QuebecRead More
  • Why I volunteer for Doors Open Guelph

    By Jane Litchfield Photography by Scott McQuarrie, Ward 1 Studios Jane is rather good at avoiding the camera. This is long time volunteer Dave McConnell in 2018. All photos byRead More
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  • JOB OPPORTUNITY: Manager of Programs & Operations

    Guelph Arts Council (GAC) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that supports and champions arts and culture in Guelph. We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to work with staff, volunteers,Read More
  • Guelph Arts Council Announces Doors Open Guelph 2019 Sites

    Guelph, ON – January 17, 2019 – Doors Open Guelph is a day-long celebration of Guelph's finest buildings, creative spaces, and artistically or architecturally relevant sites. Presented annually by Guelph Arts CouncilRead More
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    by Emily Hearn   When European settlers came to Turtle Island and began marrying the First Peoples here, an entirely unique nation was born. The children of these first marriagesRead More
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Altar and Hearth Catholic Hill - Walking Tours Digital Booklets

Download: Altar and Hearth - Catholic Hill


Walking Tour PDF Booklets


Find updated and downloadable GAC Walking Tour Booklets on this page. To view or download, click on the appropriate tour name below.

Where Guelph Began
Ward One
Slopes of the Speed
Downtown Walkabout
Altar and Hearth - Exhibition Park
Altar and Hearth - Catholic Hill
Brooklyn & The College Hill

Dedicated volunteer Tour Guides share their passion for Guelph's heritage by leading Guelph Arts Council's Historical Walking Tours on Sunday afternoon from late April to early October (except July). The guided tours provide a unique experience and perspective on Guelph's history, as each Guide contributes stories, information, and route variations from their own research and experience.
Enhance your self-guided tour experiences by joining our Guides on their Sunday afternoon guided walks.
Join them in supporting GAC's heritage and arts programming. Donate now.


 

 

 

 

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