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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization December 13 to 19, 2010







Posted on: 08/12/2010

NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
December 13 to 19, 2010

Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Bruno de La Salle:
Song of the Odyssey
Tuesday, December 14
8 p.m. (in French)
Theatre
Join us as master storyteller Bruno de La Salle presents Homer’s immortal epic —chanted much as it would have been in ancient times, and accompanied by an extraordinary instrument: the Cristal Baschet. $25; $22 for Members and students. Tickets available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-7000.

Festive Trees
November 30, 2010 to January 9, 2011
Special Exhibitions Corridor
First-ever Festive Trees Decorating Challenge features a stunning display of 20 lavishly decorated trees created by local community organizations. Each of the groups was given a tree and electrical supply, but the rest was up to them. Be sure to visit all 20 trees, and vote for your favourite! The winner will be announced on January 9, 2011.

In the Time of the Voyageurs
December 14 to 17
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
December 14 to 17 
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
December 14 to 17

3 p.m.
Saturday, December 18
10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. 
In English and French, depending on start time
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 environment of Canada Hall. Watch these characters 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.

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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