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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization August 9 to 15, 2010








Postd on: 04/08/2010


NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
August 9 to 15, 2010


Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.


In the Time of the Voyageurs
August 9 to 13
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 10 to 14
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 10 to 14 

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 10 to 12
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.


Guided Tours in a Horse-Drawn Carriage
August 11 to 13
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Front Entrance
Take a private tour of the Museum’s outdoor surroundings and architecture in a horse-drawn carriage! Tickets are available at the Museum Box Office. $8/person ($6 with Museum admission), minimum of two people per carriage.


A Trick of Truth
by Steven Gin
Thursday, August 12
5 p.m. (English), 6 p.m. (French) and 7 p.m. (English)
Friday, August 13 and Saturday, August 14
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.


Guided Tour: the ancient past on both sides of the Ottawa River
Sunday, August 15
10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Main en

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