Guelph Arts Council

Contact Information
Alternate Name CV19 ; GAC
Office Phone 519-836-3280
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Executive Patti Broughton, Executive Director
Description (Site) Across from City Hall
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
10C Shared Space
42 Carden St
Guelph, ON N1H 3A2
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Intersection Wyndham St N and Carden St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Coordinating and facilitating organization that supports and promotes arts, culture and heritage.
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update: 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 Mar and Apr public programs until further notice. 
Champions and grows opportunities for Guelph’s creative community through communications, resources for learning, and cultural programs and partnerships. 
Services and programs include: 
* online events calendar  
* member directory  
* twice-monthly Arts Blast e-news 
* social media  
* advocacy to support role of arts in community life  
* consultation for individuals and groups developing arts-related projects 
* learning, awards, and mentorship programs for creative community 
* public arts programs, including Doors Open Guelph, Art on the Street, and Historical Walking Tours
Hours NOTE: Office is currently closed

Office hours Tue-Fri 10 am-4 pm
Historical Walking Tours begin at 2 pm at different locations and take approximately two hours to complete. Start date for 2020, TBD
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Call or visit website for information
Application Members: member sign-up form  
Volunteers: volunteer registration form 
Registration forms available online at Guelph Arts Council
Languages English
Fees Membership - Arts Supporter Member, Artist Member and Organizational Member categories ; Walking tours: $5 fee per person. Call or visit website for information.
Time-Limited Events Doors Open Guelph - Apr 25, 2020 * Art on the Street - Jun 20, 2020 -- These annual events have been POSTPONED for 2020. Revised date TBD
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1975
Funding City / Town - City of Guelph ; Fundraising ; Donations - and business sponsorships ; Ontario Arts Council
Elections Annual General Meeting (May) - TBD 2020
Print Material Walking Tour booklets (six booklets)
Service Categories Artist Services ; Arts Associations ; Fundraising and Resource Development Support ; Sightseeing/Guided Tours ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Arts and Culture Occupations ; Visual Arts