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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization February 2 to 8, 2009








NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
February 2 to 8, 2009


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


 


An Evening at the Museum: Tastes and Sounds of Egypt
Thursday, February 5
7 to 9 p.m.
Northern and Southern Salons
Tickets: $20 (includes access to Tombs of Eternity exhibition)
Discover one of the world’s great cultures through traditional food, drink and music during this enchanting and informative evening of Egyptian delights! Presented in conjunction with the
Tombs of Eternity: The Afterlife in Ancient Egypt.


Métis Day
Sunday, February 8
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Grand Hall and the Waterfall Court (outside)
Celebrate the richness of Métis culture, as you dance to fiddle music, add some beadwork to your favourite t-shirt, and take in an outdoor cooking demonstration. A great way to learn about some of Canada’s most vibrant traditions.


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.


2009 Valentine’s Day Ball
For Love, Children, Youth
Saturday, February 14, 2009
Grand Hall
Tickets on sale now
Tickets: $250
All proceeds go to the children’s and youth programs of the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Canadian War Museum. Dinner and dancing…an enchanting and romantic setting…a memorable Valentine’s Day.
For more information, call 819-7767183.


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


Japan and Nature: Spirits Through the Seasons
Temporary Exhibition
Until March 29, 2009
Celebrate nature with children of Japan and see how nature fits into their everyday lives. Picnic under a cherry blossom, go camping and hunt for bugs, help get ready for New Year’s, or try your hand at Japanese calligraphy, Produced by the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.


 


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


A Unique Love Letter
Saturday February 7 and Sunday, February 8
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m.
Looking to send a love letter to that special someone? Don’t be shy – we’ll help yo

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