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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization June 8 to 14, 2009

at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
June 8 to 14, 2009


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

Experience History: Dramamuse
The Museum’s Theatre Company

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

Interactive Historical Characters
Canada Hall
Schedule available at the Information Desk
Keep an eye out for interactive historical characters in the Canada Hall. Watch them in action and ask them questions as they enact the daily lives of people from Canada’s past.

Coffee and Conversation: A Terrible Beauty
Saturday, June 13
2 p.m. (English)
Cascades Salon
Mythical creatures continue to fascinate us. Creatures such as the windigo, the Raven and the manticore are present in Canadian myths and legends. Join Carleton University’s Dr. Rosemarie A. Hoey as she shares a variety of tales associated with these fantastical creatures.

On the Lookout for Bigfoot
Sunday, June 14
10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (French)
11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (English)
Gallery C
A Sasquatch knows when someone is looking for him and chooses who will be allowed to see him. Storyteller Joe Maple saw one back in 1808 and will tell you all about it. You may even catch a glimpse of Bigfoot!

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

Passport to Egypt
Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14
10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
Explore the rich history of Ancient Egypt through activities that will introduce you to Egyptian food, clothing, jewellery and dances. Don’t forget to pick-up you Passport to Egypt at the Travel Bureau!


Canadian Postal Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

The Post Goes Pop
Extended to April 1, 2010
This playful and thought-provoking exhibition showcases the enduring influence of postal imagery in popular culture, from songs to sitcoms to movies.


Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

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