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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization April 6 to 12, 2009

at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
April 6 to 12, 2009


Ongoing Exhibitions

Tombs of Eternity: The Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
To August 16
Gallery A
Tombs of Eternity: The Afterlife in Ancient Egypt offers a simulated journey through a 4,000-year-old burial tomb to reveal the secrets of life, death and religious beliefs in the ancient Nile Valley.
This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in collaboration with the
 Canadian Museum of Civilization.

Old is New Again: Building Our National Collection
To June 14
Gallery F
Objects are a tangible connection to our past. For our Museums, collecting and preserving objects is at the heart our purpose and we depend in part on public donations to do so. In recognition of the received contributions,
the Museum of Civilization is presenting a display of some of the most spectacular recent acquisitions.

Glenn Gould: The Sounds of Genius
To May 17
Audioguide ($3)
Gallery E
See why Glenn Gould—one of the last century’s greatest musicians—still inspires and fascinates the world today.
Presented in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada.

Exhibition on the CMC’s 150-Year History
W. E. Taylor Salon
For 150 years, the Canadian Museum of Civilization has explored and displayed past and present Canadian cultures. Discover its captivating history.


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

Hopping into Easter
April 10 to 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
To 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.


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 of postal imagery in popular culture, from songs to paperbacks,
sitcoms to movies.


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