#Guelph Museum Outlook for October! @GuelphMuseums

A Look ahead for October!

Lucile Lectures

Sunday, October 2 & 16 | 2:00 pm | $15 + HST

Our Lucile lecture series continues. Up next, Tracy Gordon presents “Pinched and Padded, Laced and Layered – How Lucile helped set women free”. Followed by Jonathan Walford from the Fashion History Museum presenting “Suffragettes to Flappers: Fashion in the 1910s.”

Upcoming Lucile Lectures:​
November 13: Hugh Brewster: How a Girl from Guelph Astonished the World.

Military Lecture Series

Thursday, October 20 | 7:00 pm | Admission by donation

Offered in partnership with the Laurier Centre for Military, Strategic and Disarmament Studies. Alex Souchen, SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellow will present the first lecture of the year, “Drowned at Sea: Canada’s Ammunition Dumping Program, 1944-1947”.

Upcoming Military Lectures:
November 17 – Kandace Bogaert, He hears the Guns Again: The post-war experiences of mental trauma among Canadian First World War Veterans
January 19 –Brittany Dunn, Death and Grief in the Trenches

February 16 –Eliza Richardson, We’re Nothing but a Bunch of Damn Guinea Pigs: Reconstructive surgery at the Queen Victoria Hospital during the Second World War

March 23 – Matthew Wiseman, The Sputnik Myth: George Lindsey and the science of Canadian cold war air defence


Harvest Tea

Sunday, October 23

1:00 pm and 3:00 pm | $15 + HST

Raise a cup of tea at the Civic Museum and enjoy scones, cream, and fruit as we celebrate the fall harvest. There will be two seatings, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM.

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