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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization December 22 to 28 2008



NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
December 22 to 28 2008

Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Holiday Hours
December 24: closing at 3 p.m.
December 25: closed

Protective Amulets
Saturday, December 27 to Monday, December 29
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Northern Salon

Make your own Egyptian-inspired amulet after visiting the exhibition Tombs of Eternity;
then use your creation to protect yourself, ward off evil or even bring yourself good luck.

Awaken the Artist Within!
Wednesday, December 24 and Friday, December 26 at 9 a.m.
Special Exhibitions Gallery C

Draw inspiration from original folk art pieces and create your own unique work
of art in the exhibition’s activity space.
In conjunction with Heart and Soul: Quebec Folk Art

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

Oshogastu: A Japanese New Year Celebration
Saturday, December 27 and Wednesday, December 31
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Get ready to ring in the New Year just like the Japanese! Make a wish as you slurp a tasty soba
noodle then, put on your funniest face for a lively game of fukuwarai. Stop by the Studio to decorate
a top – a traditional New Year’s gift in Japan. Next, you can make a special square racquet used for
a form of Japanese badminton called hanetsuki.

Canadian Postal Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)
Event sponsored by Canada Post

Special Delivery
Saturday, December 27 to Wednesday, December 31
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m.

Explore unusual objects, hear amusing stories and challenge your friends.

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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