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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization July 26 to August 1, 2010

Posted on: 22/07/2010

at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
July 26 to August 1, 2010

Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

In the Time of the Voyageurs
July 26 to 30
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 27 to 31
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 27 to 31
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.

Guided Tours in a Horse-Drawn Carriage
July 28 to 30
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Front Entrance
Take a private tour of the Museum’s outdoor surroundings and architecture in a horse-drawn carriage! Tickets are available at the Museum Box Office. $8/person ($6 with Museum admission), minimum of two people per carriage.

No Power Greater
by Lib Spry
July 27 to 29
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.

Saturday, July 31
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
River Mezzanine
Horses have inspired artists for centuries. Try sketching a horse for yourself, and learn how the skeleton and underlying muscles affect the animal’s outward appearance.

Thursday, July 29 and Friday, July 30
At 8 p.m.
The Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival presents Constantinople, a spectacular multimedia event featuring The Gryphon Trio, vocal performance and stunning theatrical design. Tickets $35; Students $17.50. Tickets available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-7000 (service charges) or through the Chamber Festival at www.chamberfest.com.

A Trick of Truth
by Steven Gin
Thursday, July 29
5 p.m. (English), 6 p.m. (French) and 7 p.m. (English)
Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31
2 p.m. (English), 3 p.m

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