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Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – April 21 to 27, 2008

Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – April 21 to 27, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, April 16, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Lecture: Tomb Treasures in Pre-Columbian Peru
Thursday, April 24, 2008
6: 30 p.m. (French)
8 p.m. (English)

Andean Archaeologist, Dr. J. F. Millaire of the University of Western Ontario, decodes the relationship of ancient Peruvian societies to their ancestors. Tickets: $5 In conjunction with Secret Riches: Ancient Peru Unearthed.
Tickets are available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-8600 (service charges).

Asian Heritage Month Gala
Saturday, April 26, 2008
7:30 p.m.

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with a gala performance of dance and music from many Asian countries such as China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Pakistan and Vietnam.
Tickets: $20 at the Museum Box Office or http://www.asianheritagemonth.net.
In partnership with the Ottawa Asian Heritage Month Society.

(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Dancing with the “Stars”
Saturday April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2008
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us in the darkened Theatre and learn about constellations, shooting stars, galaxies and other interesting sights in the sky. Drop into the Studio and paint a night sky filled with twinkling stars, constellations, meteors and the moon, and make a constellation viewer in The Factory.

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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