August 20, 2010

Posted on: 20/08/2010


Members of the media are invited to the unveiling of
The Hansen-Bruni Mural
Thursday, August 26, 2010
10:30 a.m.

Main Entrance
Canadian Museum of Civilization
100 Laurier St., Gatineau, Quebec

Commissioned in 1957 by the British American Oil Company for the foyer of its Montreal building, this four-storey mural, designed by Thor Hansen and painted by Umberto Bruni,
depicts the growth of Quebec.
The St. Lawrence Cement Company, which subsequently owned the building, has generously offered the mural to the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
The Mural’s painter, Umberto Bruni, will be available for interviews.

RSVP and information

Sarah Moore
819 776-8394


Stéphanie Verner
819 776-7169

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