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Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – January 21 to 27, 2008



Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – January 21 to 27, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, January 16, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Tastes and Sounds of Peru
Thursday, January 24, 2008
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
River View Salon

Unearth the wonders of Peruvian culture during this enchanting evening of secret discoveries! Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Secret Riches: Ancient Peru Unearthed. Tickets: $20 (including exhibition admission fee), available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-8600 (service charges).

Lecture: Sicán Technologies
Sunday, January 27, 2008
2 p.m. (French)
Theatre

The Sicán’s metallurgy and ceramics technologies were based on techniques previously used by the Moche culture. University of Montréal anthropologist Claude Chapdelaine sheds light on this forgotten people. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Secret Riches: Ancient Peru Unearthed. Tickets: $5 (including exhibition admission fee), 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)

Chinese New Year!
Sunday, January 27, 2008
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us for a special celebration of Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rat! As the first sign in the Chinese zodiac, the rat is a leader and a pioneer. Learn more about the Chinese zodiac, watch silk fan dances and much more! This program has been developed in collaboration with members of the Federation of Ottawa Chinese-Canadian Community Organization.

CANADIAN POSTAL MUSEUM
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Wish You Were Here
Sunday, January 27, 2008
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shake off the winter “blahs” with a tropical vacation at the Postal Museum! Don a lei, listen to some hot Caribbean music and send a postcard “back home” to make your family and friends envious. Sponsored by Canada Post.

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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