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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization June 21 to 27, 2010



Posted on: 21/06/2010

NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
June 21 to 27, 2010

Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

National Aboriginal Day
Monday, June 21
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Celebrate First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultures with workshops and activities for families, and exhibits highlighting the cultures and achievements of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples. For Educational Day, please register with the Turtle Island Tourism Co. at 613 564-9494.
Chamber Music of the Fur-Trade Era
Tuesday, June 22
12 p.m.
Gallery E
Enjoy period music performed by some of Canada’s most talented up-and-coming classical musicians. Presented in collaboration with the National Arts Centre’s Young Artists Program.
Interactive Historical Characters
June 22, 23, 25 and 26

10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. 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
June 22, 23 and 24
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
June 25 and 26
2 p.m. (English), 3 p.m. (French) and 4 p.m. (English)

The Museum’s theatre company, Dramamuse, invites you to a brand-new 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.


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Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

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Canadian Museum of Civilization
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