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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization February 16 to 22, 2009








NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
February 16 to 22, 2009


 


On Monday, February 16, spend Family Day visiting the Museum of Civilization with your kids. Free general admission for children, 18 years of age and under and accompanied by an adult.
(Limited to one child per adult and does not apply to the IMAX® Theatre)


 


Upcoming Activities
Activities are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise indicated.


Drums of Africa
Sunday, February 22
1 and 3 p.m.
Grand Hall
In celebration of Black History Month, join us for a live performance featuring a direct descendant of a griot family, and learn about the roots of traditional African drum music.


Awaken the Artist Within!
Ongoing
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. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Heart and Soul: Quebec Folk Art.


 


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


Carnival – Samba!
Just for you and your preschooler (Ages 5 and under)
Friday, February 20
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
It’s Carnival and time to celebrate! Make your own special mask then dance to the sound of Brazilian samba music in our colourful Carnival parade!


Carnival!
Saturday, February 21 and Sunday, February 22
10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
Come celebrate Carnival as they do in Brazil. Make a colourful mask, dance to the sound of samba music and join in a special Carnival parade.


 


Canadian Postal Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)
Sponsored by Canada Post.


Pop Culture Scramble
Saturday, February 21 and Sunday, February 22
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m.
Test your pop culture savvy with our postal trivia challenge in the exhibition
The Post Goes Pop.


 

Media Information:

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Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Fax: 819 776-7187

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