About Us

About Us

NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization March 23 to 29, 2009

at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
March 23 to 29, 2009


Ongoing Exhibitions

Tombs of Eternity: The Afterlife in Ancient Egypt
To August 16
Gallery A
Tombs of Eternity: The Afterlife in Ancient Egypt offers a simulated journey through a 4,000-year-old burial tomb to reveal the secrets of life, death and religious beliefs in the ancient Nile Valley.
This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in collaboration with the
Canadian Museum of Civilization.

Old is New Again: Building Our National Collection
To June 14
Gallery F
Objects are a tangible connection to our past. For our Museums, collecting and preserving objects is at the heart of the Museums’ purpose and we depend in part on public donations to do so. In recognition of the received contributions, the Museum of Civilization is presenting a display of some of the most spectacular recent acquisitions.

Glenn Gould: The Sounds of Genius
To May 17
Audioguide ($3)
Gallery E
See why Glenn Gould—one of the last century’s greatest musicians—still inspires and fascinates the world today.
Presented in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada.

Exhibition on the CMC’s 150-Year History
W. E. Taylor Salon
For 150 years, the Canadian Museum of Civilization has explored and displayed past and present Canadian cultures. Discover its captivating history.


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

Maple Moon
Presented as part of the Kids in the Kitchen Series
Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29
10 and 11 a.m. and 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
For centuries, Canada’s First Peoples have made maple syrup during the spring’s “maple moon.” Come and turn maple syrup into some sweet treats with the help of our special guest.

Japan and Nature: Spirits of the Seasons
To March 29
Celebrate nature with the children of Japan and see how nature fits into their everyday lives. Picnic under cherry blossoms, go camping and hunt for bugs, help get ready for the New Year, and try your hand at Japanese calligraphy. Produced by the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.


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 paperbacks, sitcoms to movies.


Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilizati

Recent News

The Greeks

Travel to Ancient Greece, where myth and history entwine at the dawn of Western culture.More Information

Terry Fox

On the 35th anniversary of Terry Fox’s heroic Marathon of Hope, relive his cross-Canada run with this unique exhibition.More Information