Museum Calendar


Upcoming Events

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Thursday, August 28, 2014 to Friday, August 28, 2015
Outdoor_Concert_2014_iCal.jpg OUtdoor Concerts at the Museum: Same Latitude as Rome
Category Programmes
Start Date Thursday August 28, 2014
End Date Thursday August 28, 2014

Join us Thursday evenings in August at 7 pm for an outdoor concert!

Each week will highlight a different kind of music!

Week 1: August 7, McCairley and MacLean - Celtic fiddle and guitar duo

Week 2: August 14, The Moore Brothers, Youth cover band from Drayton

Week 3: August 21, Grand River Brass, classical ensemble

Week 4: August 28, Same Latitude as Rome, folk band


Be advised in the event of inclement weather, concerts will be held in the historic barn, with limited seating capacity.

Events are subject to change without notice, please call ahead to confirm.

Admission is by donation.

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Harvest Home Festival Harvest Home Festival
Category Events
Start Date Sunday September 21, 2014
End Date Sunday September 21, 2014

Join us Sunday September 21, 1:00 to 5:00 pm for the sights, sounds and flavours of the Harvest season!

Activities include:

Induction ceremony for the Wellington County Agricultural Hall of Fame (1:00 pm)

old fashioned threshing bee

antique tractor show

square dancing


sheep shearing

rope making


quilting, lace making and wool processing

Arthur Lions Club Chip Wagon

Pie and Coffee

Food processing demonstrations

crafts and activities for kids.

Wellington County Heritage groups, displays

Activities are ongoing all afternoon, rain or shine!

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Insights, a juried exhibition Insights:juried exhibition
Category Featured Exhibits
Start Date Thursday June 19, 2014
End Date Sunday August 31, 2014

This exhibition, now in its 35th year, is organised by the Elora Arts Council in association with the Wellington County Museum and Archives. Call-for-entires are available at the Arts Council website.

Works are submitted in the categories of: ceramics, glass, fibre, metal, drawing, painting, prints, sculpture, photography and mixed media (including metal, jewellery and functional art).

Open to all artists residing in the counties of Wellington, Dufferin, Grey, and Bruce, the regions of Waterloo and Halton, and the City of Guelph.

Also join us for the Jurors Walk on Sunday June 22, 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Admission $5.00 per person.

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Rock Series #2_iCal.jpg Breaking Free: The Fibre Art of Lyn Barrett-Cowan
Category Featured Exhibits
Start Date Saturday June 28, 2014
End Date Sunday January 11, 2015

Lyn Barrett-Cowan is a Fergus fibre artist of extraordinary vision whose abstract quilt designs are created outside the usual conventions breaking free from the traditional quilting designs. Drawing from her own life experiences and of nature, Lyn takes us on a personal journey of exploration that will delight and intrigue viewers.

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