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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization July 5 to 11, 2010







Posted on: 05/07/2010


NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
July 5 to 11, 2010


Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.


In the Time of the Voyageurs
July 5 to 9
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 6 to 10
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 6 to 10

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 6 to 8
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
July 8
5 p.m. (English), 6 p.m. (French) and 7 p.m. (English)
July 9 and 10
2 p.m. (English), 3 p.m. (French) and 4 p.m. (English)



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.


The Canadian Horse
Friday, July 9
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Riverview Park
For generations, the Canadian Horse played an instrumental role in the lives of early settlers and the development of our country. Join Michel Allen of Elevage Fabie to meet some of these special horses and learn more about this exceptional made-in-Canada breed, which has earned a reputation for hardiness and stamina.


 


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Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

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Canadian Museum of Civilization
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