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Curator gives guided tour of Canadian Postal Museum’s newest exhibition



Curator gives guided tour of Canadian Postal Museum’s newest exhibition

Gatineau, Quebec, November 1, 2006 — On Friday, November 10, 2006 join curator Sandra Morton Weizman for an exclusive look at the Canadian Postal Museum’s newest exhibition on postal imagery in popular culture, The Post Goes Pop. The Canadian Postal Museum is located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization. After the tour, you will have the chance to ask Ms. Weizman questions about this exhibition while sipping on a cup of coffee or tea.

Sandra Morton Weizman is a museum curator, social historian, and a museums and heritage consultant based in Calgary. She has worked for the Ontario Historical Society, the Provincial Museum of Alberta (now the Royal Alberta Museum) in Edmonton, the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, and the Glenbow Museum in Calgary. The Post Goes Pop is the third exhibition she has guest-curated for the Canadian Museum of Civilization; the first being A Coat of Many Colours: Two Centuries of Jewish Life in Canada (1990), which toured Canada, New York and Israel, and Acres of Dreams: Settling the Canadian Prairies (2005). The Post Goes Pop runs from November 10, 2006 until January 6, 2008.

Coffee and Conversation: The Post Goes Pop Guided Tour
Friday, November 10, 2006
1 p.m. (English Only)
Canadian Postal Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)
Free with Museum admission
(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


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