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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization July 6 to 12, 2009








NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
July 6 to 12, 2009


 


Upcoming Activities
Activities are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise indicated.


Pyramid Construction Theorist
Wednesdays, July 8, 15 and 22
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
River Park
Meet Nick Raina who has spent years developing ideas about how ancient Egyptians moved huge stones to build the pyramids. Nick will invite you to test his technique using a 500 lb boulder and rope.
This activity is presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Tombs of Eternity: Ancient Egypt and the Afterlife.


Egyptian Music
Thursday, July 9, 16 and 23
1 p.m.
Northern Salon
Journey back in time to Ancient Egypt with a performance by Mushfiq Arts Company. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Tombs of Eternity: Ancient Egypt and the Afterlife.


Mythic Shadow Creatures
Saturday, July 11 and Sunday, July 12
1 to 2 p.m.
Grand Hall
Stories of fearsome and friendly beings are told in performances of Indonesian-style dance and shadow puppetry. Shadow puppet workshops run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Indonesia
and in conjunction with the exhibition
Mythic Beasts: Dragons, Unicorns and Mermaids.


 


Experience History: Dramamuse
The Museum’s Theatre Company


 No Power Greater by Lib Spry
Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (English); 2:30 (French)
Thursday at 4:30 p. and 6:30 p.m. (English); 5 p.m. (French)






 


No Power Greater will plunge you into the middle of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Meet strike leader Mrs. Helen Armstrong and three young men with very different opinions on the strike. Duration: 25 minutes.


Beaveriffic by Stephanie Burchell and Dramamuse
Every day except Wednesdays
1:30 and 3:30 p.m. (English)
2:30 p.m. (French)
Gallery D
In this Dramamuse play for families, you’ll meet Castor Canadensis, the famous beaver who appeared on the first Canadian stamp. Join this Three Penny Beaver for exciting stories about the stamps displayed in the exhibition Her Majesty’s Stamps, presented by Canada Post.


 


Canadian Children’s Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)


Building Mania!
Wednesday, July 8, 15, 22 and 29
10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
Grab your hardhats and get ready to build! A truckload of bricks

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