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Next Week – SPRING BREAK EDITION – at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – March 10 to 16, 2008

Next Week – SPRING BREAK EDITION – at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – March 10 to 16, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, March 5, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Please note that the Museum will be open on Monday, March 10, 2008.

Stamp Mosaic: Celebrate Québec City’s 400th Birthday
From Monday, March 10 to Sunday, March 16, 2008
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Create a colourful life-sized postal stamp mosaic celebrating the 400th anniversary of the founding of Québec City!

The Sun and the Wind
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
10 a.m. to noon, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
River View Salon

Our guest experts in metallurgy will help you create a unique ornament using repoussé, a technique mastered by the Sicán.

Digital Diversity
March 11, 12 and 13, 2008
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (March 11 and 12), 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (March 13)
David M. Stewart Salon

View an amazing selection of short films on immigration in Canada, produced by 18- to 35-year-old Canadian filmmakers.
In collaboration with Radio Canada International (www.RCIviva.ca)

Peru’s Sicán Technology: Ceramics
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
River View Salon

Among notable Middle Sicán legacies is its ceramic technology. Join ceramic workers and create a Sicán-inspired pottery piece.

(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Spring Break Blast-Off!
From Monday, March 10 to Friday, March 14, 2008
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Buckle up and get ready to blast off for the International Space Station. Embark on your very own adventure as you become an astronaut-in-training, a rocket engineer, or maybe even an astronomer. Each week is filled with lots of activities designed to give you an idea of what it would be like to live on board the International Space Station.

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

2008-03-05 00:00:00.000

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