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NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – September 24 to 30, 2007

NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
September 24 to 30, 2007

Gatineau (Quebec), September 20, 2007

Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Django & Grappelli Night
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
(Reception at 7 p.m.)
8 p.m.
Tickets: $15
Tickets are available at the Museum’s Box Office
With skill, zest and humour, Van Django takes you to 1930s Paris with their gypsy jazz, inspired by the music of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli.
Presented in partnership with Too Good To Miss Entertainment Inc. (

Glenn Gould: The Sounds of Genius
Opens Friday, October 28, 2007
Gallery E
Come see why Glenn Gould – one of the last century’s greatest musicians – still inspires and fascinates the world today.

The Art of Quillwork
Thursday, September 27 and Saturday, September 29, 2007
Noon to 4 p.m.
River View Salon
The whole family can enjoy a special workshop with Patricia Dunnett, who will introduce you to quillwork. Quillwork is both a functional and creative craft that is part of the Mi’kmaq culture.
In partnership with the Canadian Conservation Institute and its 2007 Symposium, “Preserving Aboriginal Heritage: Technical and Traditional Approaches.”

Glenn Gould’s Picks
Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, 2007
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
River View Salon
Enjoy a selection of some of Glenn Gould’s favourite music, performed by student pianists from the University of Ottawa Music Department and Le Conservatoire de musique de Gatineau.

(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)
ca A proud supporter of Canadian Children’s Museum programming

Lights! Camera! Action!
Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30, 2007
10 a.m. and 1 p.m. (English)
11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. (French)
Have you ever wanted to direct your own movie? Now’s your chance! The cameras are rolling at the Canadian Children’s Museum and you’re invited to make your very own story. We’ll teach you to bring a claymation character to life with the magic of filmmaking, as you direct and produce your own movie in the Museum’s Studio.
In partenership with the National Film Board.

(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

The Glorious Kingdom of Postalania
Saturday, September 29 and Sunday September 30, 2007
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Stamps record the character of a nation. Come see how Canadian stamps reflect our national history and create some fun and imaginative stamps of your very own!
Sponsored by Canada Post

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

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

2007-09-20 00:00:00.000

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