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Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – January 12 to 20, 2008

Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – January 12 to 20, 2008

Gatineau (Quebec), January 9, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Coffee & Conversation: Ancient Architecture
Sunday, January 13, 2008
1 p.m. (French)
2:30 p.m. (English)
Cascades Salon

Architects Rosa Flores and Jean D’Aragon will discuss ancient architecture techniques of Peru’s North Coast. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Secret Riches: Ancient Peru Unearthed.

Daphne Odjig: Four Decades of Prints
Opens Friday, January 18, 2008
Gallery A

This exhibition of 95 prints by Daphne Odjig is a major retrospective of one of Canada’s most influential artists since the 1960s. It reflects the evolution of Odjig’s art from its dynamic, politically charged roots to its softer, more lyrical forms. Organized by the Kamloops Art Gallery.

PERFORMANCES AND CELEBRATIONS

Great Blessing of Water Ceremony
Saturday, January 19, 2008
1 p.m.
Waterfall Court

Take part in a tradition of the Ukrainian Church for the Feast Day of Theophany by attending this blessing ceremony near the Ottawa River. In partnership with the Sheptytsky Institute, Saint Paul University.

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

¡Cocina del Perú! A Peruvian Kitchen
Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13, 2008
Workshops at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Studio

Meet guests from the Peruvian community as they share recipes that are unique to their community, environment and culture. Part of the CMC’s Kids in the Kitchen activity series, inviting kids to enjoy cooking experiences that are as fun to make as they are to eat!

Welcoming the New Year
Friday, January 18, 2008
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Join us and our special guests as we ring in the New Year around the world. Explore how people in Japan, Austria, China and Mexico celebrate this festive time of year. This activity is presented as part of Just for You and Your Preschooler, for preschool visitors and accompanying adults.

TICKETS ON SALE

Tastes and Sounds of Peru
Thursday, January 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the River View Salon
Tickets: $20 (Includes exhibition admission fee)

Unearth the wonders of Peruvian culture during this enchanting evening of secret discoveries!

Kim Barlow: Luckyburden songs and film
Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Theatre
Tickets: $15

This multimedia concert revolves around work, love and mixed blessings in Keno City, a Yukon mining town.

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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