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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization July 12 to 18, 2010








Posted on: 09/07/2010


NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
July 12 to 18, 2010


Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.


In the Time of the Voyageurs
July 12 to 16
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Gallery E
Through our Volunteer Interpreter Program, we are pleased to offer lively interactions with visitors while they explore different aspects of life as a voyageur more than 200 years ago.


Equine Discoveries
July 13 to 17
10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.
Gallery C
Through our Volunteer Interpreter Program, we are pleased to offer interactive and fun-filled activities on horses for the whole family.

Interactive Historical Characters
July 13 to 17

10:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
Canada Hall
The Museum’s theatre company, Dramamuse, invites you to help bring history to life — and life to history — by interacting with historical characters within the stunning environments of the Canada Hall. Watch them in action or talk with them as they enact the daily lives of people from Canada’s past. For more information, please visit www.historymuseum.ca/dramamusetheatre.


No Power Greater
by Lib Spry
July 13 to 15
2 p.m. (English), 3 p.m. (French) and 4 p.m. (English)
Canada Hall – The Union Hall “Labour Temple”
Dramamuse, the Museum’s theatre company, invites you to a play that will plunge you into the middle of the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 — the largest strike in Canadian history. Meet the strike leader, Mrs. Helen Armstrong, and three young men with very different opinions.


A Trick of Truth
by Steven Gin
Thursday, July 15
5 p.m. (English), 6 p.m. (French) and 7 p.m. (English)
Friday, July 16 and Saturday, July 17
2 p.m. (English), 3 p.m. (French) and 4 p.m. (English)
Gallery E
The Museum’s theatre company, Dramamuse, invites you to a walking play that will take you through the exhibition Profit and Ambition: The Canadian Fur Trade, 1779–1821, and invites you to see the men and women of the fur trade with new eyes.


Painted Ponies Go ’Round and ’Round!
July 15 to 18
 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Waterfall Court
Take a ride on one of our carousel horses as we celebrate our exhibition, The Horse. $1/ticket.


Miniature Horses
Saturday, July 17 and Sunday, July 18
Noon to 4 p.m.
Riverview Park
Meet and greet the Miniatures: friendly, intelligent and loveable animals that make excellent pets and companions!


Horsing Around!
Saturday, July 17 and Sunday, July 18
Grand Hall and Gallery C
A full line-up of horsey entertainment! Join the Circus Cowboys in the Grand Hall at 1 and 3:30 p.m. for some trick-ropin’, whip-crackin’ cowboy fun! Hear a fascinating horse tale by Aboriginal storyteller Jo Maple at 2:30 p.m. (French) and 3 p.m. (English) in Gallery C.


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