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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization June 28 to July 4, 2010







Posted on: 28/06/2010


NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
June 28 to July 4, 2010


Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.


In the Time of the Voyageurs
June 28, 29 and 30
July 2
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 over 200 years ago.


Equine Discoveries
June 29 and 30
July 2 and 3
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 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
June 29 and 30

July 2 and 3
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
June 29 and 30
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 2 and 3
2 p.m. (English), 3 p.m. (French) and 4 p.m. (English)
Gallery E



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.


Happy Birthday, Canada!
Thursday, July 1
Celebrate Canada’s 143rd birthday at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, where we have fun in store for the entire family!


Sophie Latreille
10 and 11 a.m., 12, 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
In front of the IMAX® Theatre
This performance features high energy poi and baton spinning, a ribbon dance inspired by Chinese tradition, hula hoops and juggling.


Jean-Guy Beaudry
6 to 8 p.m.
Throughout the Museum
Jean-Guy’s unicycling act will blow you away. As he sits atop his 6-foot unicycle,

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