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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization August 2 to 8, 2010








Posted on: 28/07/2010


NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
August 2 to 8, 2010


Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.


In the Time of the Voyageurs
August 2 to 6
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.


What a Hoof!
Monday, August 2
10:30 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Grand Hall and Waterfall Court
Step back in time and take part in a live horseshoe-making demonstration with a farrier as you learn about the history of horseshoes and proper shoeing techniques to avoid breakage or excessive hoof wear. Then try for a “ringer” in a game of horseshoes and create a special U-shaped craft for your own shoe!


Equine Discoveries
August 3 to 7
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 on horses for the whole family.

Interactive Historical Characters
August 3 to 7 
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 3 to 5 
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.


A Trick of Truth
by Steven Gin
Thursday, August 5
5 p.m. (English), 6 p.m. (French) and 7 p.m. (English)
Friday, August 6 and Saturday, August 7
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 invites you to see the men and women of the fur trade with new eyes.


Les Jeux du Québec
Thursday, August 5
  7 p.m.
Theatre
Celebrating the 2010 Quebec Games CD launch for Gatineau, Notre ville en chansons et en musique featuring Ricky Paquette, Martin Giroux and Chäkidor.
Join us for an evening of outstanding entertainment, including the launch of this new compilation CD featuring 12 Gatineau artists. The festivities

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