Guelph Arts Council responds to COVID-19

Guelph, ON – March 18, 2020 – Based on the recommendations of Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health, and the Government of Ontario’s declaration of an emergency, Guelph Arts Council has closed its office and postponed March and April public programs until further notice.

During the closure, GAC staff can be reached at [email protected] (Tuesday – Thursday) or [email protected] (Tuesday – Friday). Phone messages left at 519-836-3280 will be checked daily.

Public programs currently affected are the following:

Collector’s Dilemma – postponed

Tickets will be honoured at the rescheduled event, may be converted to a tax-receiptable donation, or may be refunded.

Doors Open Guelph and volunteer training sessions – postponed

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GAC will continue to monitor Public Health’s recommendations and announce decisions on public programs scheduled after April 30.

These are challenging times for artists and small business operators, whose income is impacted by closures, cancellations, and social distancing. Please support them online and shop local.

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