Welcome to our summer staff of 2021!

Summertime is here which means refreshing watermelon snacks, fun playlists, and new staff at GAC!

We are pleased to welcome James Florio and Elly Grant to our Summer 2021 staff team, thanks to Canada Summer Jobs.....Read More

Art on the Virtual Street 2021

Art on the Street 2021 highlights multidisciplinary, diverse talent from within the Guelph arts community. 

Art on the Virtual Street can be accessed at, where community members can connect with creatives and buy one-of-a-kind hand made art. AOTVS runs from June 19th until July 3rd! Artist’s pieces are selling fast...Read More

Thomas King's Sufferance mixes humor with crucial conversations 

Jeremiah Camp is on a mission. He’s pulling up crosses in the graveyard at a former residential school, replacing them with rocks, and chiseling children’s names into the stone. Not everyone in the nearby town agrees with his actions. This does not faze him. Camp is the main character in Guelph writer Thomas King’s new novel Sufferance, and not much seems to faze him.....Read more


This month’s video comes from a band that is evolving, and part of that evolution is a move away from Guelph to now be based in London, Ontario, but we hope they will keep a piece of Guelph in their hearts. Another part of that evolution is their name...Read More

Guelph Author mixes memories, mysticism and research into an exciting pre-teen story!

I recently chatted with GAC member and Guelph author Aaron Blair about his upcoming book entitled “The Mystic of the Midway”,  published by Histria Books and due out this fall.  The story is targeted to eight- to twelve-year olds and is a fantasy/supernatural story that takes place at an amusement park called Crystal Beach – a real place that existed in Fort Erie, Ontario from 1888 to 1989. But the ghosts of Crystal Beach have a story to tell...Read More

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