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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization October 11 to 17, 2010







Posted on: 08/10/2010

NEXT WEEK
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
October 11 to 17, 2010

Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Curator’s Notebook: Lunchtime Lecture Series
Whatever Happened to the Nurse’s Uniform?
Wednesday, October 13
Noon to 1 p.m.
Cascades Salon
Christina Bates, the Museum’s Curator of Ontario History, brings her expertise in costume, dress history, fashion, and women’s history—from the baroque era to the present—to this discussion on nurse uniforms. Bates has worked on virtually every aspect of nurses’ uniforms, curated a 2005 exhibition on nurses’ uniforms, and has published and presented widely on the topic. 

Vintage Victoriana
Thursday, October 14
8 to 10 p.m.
Canada Hall – Ontario Street
Do you ever long for the days when people carried parasols, hands were kissed, and people used beautiful, flowery speech in everyday life? Journey back to a gentler time, and create your own unique Victorian-inspired headpiece or jewelry. You can even pose for a silhouette portrait: a popular nineteenth-century pastime. Period styles are all the rage on the runway, so why not join us on our very own Victorian streetscape and get crafty! Fee: $12; $10 for Museum Members—materials included. Tickets are available at the Museum Box Office or by calling 819 776-7000 (service charges).

Public Guided Tours
Canada Hall
Grand Hall
Face-to-Face
First Peoples Hall
Monday, October 11  
In English and French, depending on start time
Tickets: $3 with Museum admission. For more information, please inquire at the Museum Information Desk.

In the Time of the Voyageurs
October 12 to 14
Sunday, October 17
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Gallery E
Through our Volunteer Interpreter Program, we are pleased to offer lively interactions with visitors while they explore different aspects of life as a voyageur more than 200 years ago.

Equine Discoveries
October 12 to 16
10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m.
Gallery C
Through our Volunteer Interpreter Program, we are pleased to offer interactive and fun-filled activities about horses for the whole family.

Interactive Historical Characters
October 13 to 16  

In English and French, depending on start time
Canada Hall
The Museum’s theatre company, Dramamuse, invites you to help bring history to life—and life to history— by interac

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