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Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – June 23 to 29, 2008

Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – June 23 to 29, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, June 18, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

EXHIBITION- Heart and Soul: Quebec Folk Art
GRAND OPENING Tuesday, June 24: Free admission from 4 to 9 p.m.

Discover 400 years of folk art through 400 remarkable objects. These carvings, paintings and other works — traditional and contemporary, conventional and quirky — attest to the talent and creativity of Quebec’s folk artists. A journey to the heart of the vibrant world of folk art.
Special Exhibitions Gallery C

Heart and Soul
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Special Exhibitions Gallery C

Fleurette Solomon’s vibrant creative aesthetic is clearly expressed in her lively sculptures and ceramics. Join Fleurette in our newest exhibition, highlighting over 400 years of Quebec folk art.
In conjunction with the exhibition Heart and Soul : Quebec Folk Art.

Awaken the Artist Within!
Ongoing
Gallery C

Draw inspiration from original folk art pieces and create your own unique work of art in the exhibition’s activity space.
In conjunction with the exhibition Heart and Soul : Quebec Folk Art.

On the Edge
by Elizabeth Pickard and Jennifer Boyes-Manseau
Wednesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 26, 2008
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Special Exhibitions Gallery D

Dramamuse, the Museum’s theatre company, brings to life the struggles and hopes of three women – one English, one French and one Spanish – who came to live in North America 400 years ago.
In partnership with the Gallery Theatre Program of the Missouri Historical Museum
In conjunction with Jamestown, Québec, Santa Fe: Three North American Beginnings.

Justice in New France
by Pierre Drolet
Thursday, June 26, Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28, 2008
1:30 p.m. – French
3 p.m. – English
New France Square (Canada Hall)

Dramamuse, the Museum’s theatre company, invites you to observe or get involved in an eighteenth-century court case. A fur trader has broken the law. Is he an honourable man or a cheat who just wants to avoid punishment?

Celebrating Canadians!
Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, 2008
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Level 4 Multi-purpose Room

Discover our country’s most outstanding citizens and make your own “Words of Wisdom” button.
In conjunction with Face to Face: The Canadian Personalities Hall

CANADIAN CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Nuts and Bolts
Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, 2008
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Make unique wearable art or a funky sculpture using construction wire, screws, plumbing pipes and more.

CANADIAN POSTAL MUSEUM
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)
Events are sponsored by Canada Post

Celebrating Anne
Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29, 2008
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Create a colourful life-sized mosaic to celebrate the 100th anniversary of author and postmistress Lucy M. Montgomery’s clas

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