The Niagara Historical Society & Museum bus trip on June 19 to Guelph will provide an opportunity to view the landscape architecture plans for Randwood designed by the renowned Dunington-Grubb firm. The society’s talk on Randwood is sold out for May 28, but a June 11 talk has been added. Seats are available for the June 19 bus trip.
The Museum’s annual bus trip head to Guelph on June 19 to view some important archival collections held at the University of Guelph related to Niagara-on-the-Lake’s heritage. This trip will include a look at some of the Shaw Festival’s archival collection held at Guelph with a special presentation by Leonard Conolly, Shaw Festival archivist. Also, Brendan Stewart, Assistant Professor in the department of Landscape Architecture, will speak about the significance of the work of the Landscape Architects Dunington-Grubb, who designed the plans for the Randwood property.
This is a unique opportunity to view these collections which most people in Niagara-on-the-Lake have never seen.
The day will also include a guided tour of the Art Gallery of Guelph in the morning, followed by lunch before heading to the University for the afternoon presentations.
The cost to attend the bus trip is $90 for Historical Society members or $100 for non-members. Price includes bus, lunch, tour and all taxes and gratuities. Space is limited so call the Museum at 905-468-3912 or email Amy Klassen at the Museum.