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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization March 9 to 15, 2009

at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
March 9 to 15, 2009


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

Polar Bears, Seals, and Climate Change in the Canadian Arctic
Presented as part of Out of the Cold – The Roy Koerner Lectures
Thursday, March 12
7:30 p.m. (English with simultaneous French translation)
Tickets: $5
Wildlife biologist Dr. Ian Stirling (University of Alberta) discusses how a warming climate is affecting the condition of polar bears in Arctic Canada, and the potential problems for bears and their prey if climatic warming continues.
In partnership with Polar Continental Shelf Project, Natural Resources Canada.

Awaken the Artist Within!
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)

Saturday, March 14
10 and 11 a.m.; 1 and 2 p.m.
Kids of all ages will love these excerpts from The Marriage of Figaro: “A count, a countess, a servant, a soldier and a maid . . . will the count get the maid, will the soldier get the countess . . . will they all get caught?” Come and enjoy selections from one of Mozart’s funniest operas! Performed by artists from the Opera Lyra Ottawa Opera Studio. 
In partnership with OPERANTICS!, an Opera Lyra Ottawa program that introduces children, especially those under 12 years of age, to the world of opera.


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

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

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Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

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Canadian Museum of Civilization
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