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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization March 16 to 22, 2009






NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
March 16 to 22, 2009


 


The Museum will be open on Monday, March 16
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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


Beads: A Living Art
Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20
1 to 4 p.m.
River View Salon
Discover different styles of First Nations beading techniques and create your own beaded designs. In partnership with Indigenous Culture & Media Innovations.


Egyptian Lego® Build
Friday, March 20­ to Sunday, March 22
10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.
Northern Salon
Join Lego® expert Lee Beauregard and his team and use your imagination and skills to build an Egyptian-themed Lego creation.


Un Common Reign: Akhenaten and the Cult of the Sun God
Sunday, March 22
2 p.m. (French)
Theatre
Tickets: $5
Dr. Jean Revez of the Univesité du Québec à Montréal examines the life and times of Akhenaten, who rules Egypt during the 14th century B.C.E.. Akhenaten’s attempt to establish an unusual religion within Egyptian society has made an exceptional – and controversial – figure in the history of Egypt.


Awaken the Artist Within!
Ongoing
Special Exhibitions Gallery C
Draw inspiration from original folk art pieces and create your own unique work of art in the exhibition’s activity space. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition
Heart and Soul: Quebec Folk Art.


 


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


Break Away to Japan
Monday, March 16 to Friday, March, 20
10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
Springtime in Japan means cherry blossoms, and it’s time to celebrate with a “picnic” under the sakura (cherry tree). Taste some sakura mochi (cherry blossom treats), and join our special guests throughout the week for a variety of workshops in martial arts, tie-dyeing, origami, doll-making, taiko drumming and more!


 


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


Special Delivery
Wednesday, March 18 to Sunday, March 22
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m.
Explore unusual objects, hear amusing anecdotes and challenge your friends.
Sponsored by Canada Post.


 



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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