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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization August 16 to 22, 2010







Posted on: 11/08/2010

NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
August 16 to 22, 2010


Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.


In the Time of the Voyageurs
August 16 to 20
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Gallery E
Through our Volunteer Interpreter Program, we are pleased to offer lively interactions with visitors while they explore different aspects of life as a voyageur more than 200 years ago.


Equine Discoveries
August 17 to 21
10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.
Gallery C
Through our Volunteer Interpreter Program, we are pleased to offer interactive and fun-filled activities about horses for the whole family.


Interactive Historical Characters
August 17 to 21 

10:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
Canada Hall
The Museum’s theatre company, Dramamuse, invites you to help bring history to life — and life to history — by interacting with historical characters within the stunning environments of the Canada Hall. Watch them in action or talk with them as they enact the daily lives of people from Canada’s past. For more information, please visit www.historymuseum.ca/dramamusetheatre.


No Power Greater
by Lib Spry
August 17 to 19
2 p.m. (English), 3 p.m. (French) and 4 p.m. (English)
Canada Hall – The Union Hall “Labour Temple”
Dramamuse, the Museum’s theatre company, invites you to a play that will plunge you into the middle of the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 — the largest strike in Canadian history. Meet the strike leader, Mrs. Helen Armstrong, and three young men with very different opinions.


Horsemanship 101
Thursday, August 19
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
River Mezzanine
Certified horse trainer and international clinician France Vanier shares information about training practices, effective communication and harmony between horse and rider. “A horse doesn’t care how much you know until he knows how much you care.” — Pat Parelli


A Trick of Truth
by Steven Gin
Thursday, August 19
5 p.m. (English), 6 p.m. (French) and 7 p.m. (English)
Friday, August 20 and Saturday, August 21
2 p.m. (English), 3 p.m. (French) and 4 p.m. (English)
Gallery E
The Museum’s theatre company, Dramamuse, invites you to a walking play that will take you through the exhibition Profit and Ambition: The Canadian Fur Trade, 1779–1821, and allow you to see the men and women of the fur trade with new eyes.


Public Guided Tours
Canada Hall
Grand Hall
First Peoples Hall
August 16 to 22 
In French and English, depending on start time
Ticket: $3 with Museum admission. For more information, please inquire at the Museum Information Desk.


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


Journey Through India
Tuesday, August 17

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