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Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – February 4 to 10, 2008



Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – February 4 to 10, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, January 30, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

It’s Carnival!
Saturday, February 9, 2008
11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Grand Hall

Join in the colourful dance procession as various members of the Peruvian communities parade in their eye-catching costumes throughout the Museum. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Secret Riches: Ancient Peru Unearthed. In collaboration with the Peruvian Association of Ottawa and Gatineau.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Film: The Three Dumas
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
7 p.m. (French with English subtitles)
9 p.m. (English)
Theatre

This documentary retraces the incredible life story of Alexandre Dumas, the grandson of a slave, who overcame all the obstacles of prejudice to become one of France’s most celebrated literary giants. Tickets: $5, available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-8600 (service charges). In partnership with Trenhorne Films of England.

Evening at the Museum: Kellylee Evans
Thursday, February 7, 2008
7:30 p.m.
Theatre

An evening of urban jazz with singer Kellylee Evans. With a smooth style that slides through jazz, soul, R & B and world-music rhythms, Kellylee’s calming sound speaks volumes. Tickets: $20, available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-8600 (service charges).

CANADIAN CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Passport to Peru
Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10, 2008
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Discover the rich cultural traditions of Peru by taking part in a variety of activities such as dance, music and folk art from this fascinating country. Pick up your Passport to Peru at the Travel Bureau for details and information on scheduled activities. Presented in collaboration with the Peruvian Association of Ottawa and Gatineau.

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

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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