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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization April 13 to 19, 2009








NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
April 13 to 19, 2009


 


Upcoming Activities
Activities are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise indicated.


Mummies in Egypt, Canada and Beyond
Thursday, April 16
7 p.m. (English only)
Cascades Salon
Tickets: $5
Dr. Jerome Cybulski, Museum of Civilization Curator of Physical Anthropology, discusses intentional an unintentional mummification in earlier cultures.


Egyptian Adornments
Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19
1 to 4 p.m.
Northern Salon
Ancient Egyptians were renowned for their jewellery and adornments. Come design and create your very own Egyptian-themed jewellery.


Weaving a Vision for the Earth
Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
River View Salon
Join special guest Thoma Ewen to crate a tapestry inspired by Earth Day. Write your visions, your messages and wishes for Earth and weave them into a communal work of art. Families can also create a personal mini-tapestry to take home.


 


Canadian Children’s Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)


Hopping into Easter
Monday, April 13
10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
Egg-spress yourself this Easter! Make a delicious chocolate egg with the help of our guest from L’Artisan du Dessert. Decorate your own colourful
Easter egg, then package it all into an egg-ceptional treat. And don’t forget to keep an eye out for the Easter Bunny!


 


The Golden Egg Hunt
Monday, April 13
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Easter Bunny has hidden 12 Golden Eggs throughout the Museum. Look high and low, and if you find them all, you can win a special Easter treat!
Pick up an official egg-hunt checklist at the Travel Bureau.


Earth Day
Just for You and Your Preschooler (Ages 5 and under)
Friday, April 17
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Calling all budding environmentalists! Join us for our Earth Day celebrations and create recycled art, make music with junk and design a reusable shopping bag.


Earth Day
April 18 and 19
10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
Come be inspired to think GREEN! Use recycled materials to design a musical instrument, and personalize a reusable shopping bag. Don’t forget to drop by the
Studio to create awesome stamp art using reusable household objects.


 


Canadian Postal Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)


The Post Goes Pop
Extended to April 1, 2010
This playful and thought-provoking exhibition showcases the enduring influence

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