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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization May 11 to 17, 2009








NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
May 11 to 17, 2009


 


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


Special preview of “No Power Greater”
Thursday, May 14
6:30 p.m. (English)
Canada Hall, The Union Hall “Labor Temple”
Join us for a special preview of No Power Greater to mark the 90th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike followed by a discussion with Dramamuse (the Museum’s theatre company) actors and Museum curator Rhonda Hinther.


Coffee and Conversation: Beasts Among Us
Friday, May 15
12:30 p.m.
Cascades Salon
Museum Curator Nicholette Prince discusses the natural and cultural roots of some of the world’s most enduring mythological creatures and takes you on an informal tour of the exhibition.


Clay Creatures of the Three Realms
Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Gallery C
Sculpt your very own mythical air, land or water creature using paper-clay and mixed media with artist Erin Robertson.


Mythical Unicorns of Vietnam
Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17
11 a.m., 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
Grand Hall
These captivating Vietnamese Unicorn Dance performances symbolize wealth and prosperity. Performed by the Vietnamese Buddhist Youth Association.


Mythical Lions of China
Sunday, May 17
12:30 and 3 p.m.
Grand Hall
Hailin Sun presents the traditional Chinese Acrobatic Lion Dance, mimicking the moves of this guardian creature.


 


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


“Sup-herb” Salad Rolls
Presented as part of the Kids in the Kitchen series
Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17
10 and 11 a.m. and 1, 2 and 3 p.m.
Herbs are in season and make a delicious addition to any dish! Join our special guest and prepare a yummy salad roll with fresh mint and coriander.


 


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:

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Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

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Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

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