A weekend of activities at the Canadian Postal Museum

November 2, 2006

A weekend of activities at the Canadian Postal Museum

Gatineau, Quebec, November 2, 2006 — On November 11 and 12, the Canadian Postal Museum, located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization, is hosting two unique and interesting activities. On Saturday, November 11, Remembrance Day, join Tarik Abouziane for a reading of war-time letters from the Jack Powerful Griss collection. You will hear the words of a Canadian soldier who wrote home from the front.

Also, on Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12, visitors can join local guest artist Marie-Pierre Kroetsch to make an original postcard using a variety of materials. While you’re there, be sure to visit the Postal Museum’s newest exhibition on postal imagery in popular culture, The Post Goes Pop, and bring back a memento of your visit. The exhibition runs from November 10 to January 6, 2008.

Letters from the front
Saturday, November 11, 2006
2 p.m. (French) 3 p.m. (English)
Canadian Postal Museum

Postal Art
Saturday, November 11, 2006 and Sunday, November 12, 2006
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Canadian Postal Museum
Saturday: Free*
Sunday: Free with Museum admission

*Admission to the Museum is free on Saturday, November 11, 2006

(Sponsored by Canada Post)

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

2006-11-02 00:00:00.000