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The Art of Bronze Sculpture

The Art of Bronze Sculpture

Gatineau, Quebec, August 14, 2006 — Join us on August 24, in the special exhibition PETRA: Lost City of Stone at the Canadian Museum of Civilization for an exciting demonstration on the lost-wax technique that was used to turn wax images into bronze sculptures. Nadine Argo, a local artist and sculptor, will reveal how theses sculptures were cast.

A major highlight in the Petra exhibition is a nearly life-size bronze statue of the Greco-Roman goddess Artemis, the only surviving statue of its type from Petra, and an example of the many now-lost large sculptures that adorned the main streets and public squares of Petra during the Roman era.

The Art of Bronze Sculpture
Thursday, August 24, 2006
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Gallery C
Free with admission to PETRA

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

Renseignements (médias) :

Chef, Relations médias
Musée canadien des civilisations
Tél. : 819 776-7167

Relationniste auprès des médias
Musée canadien des civilisations
Tél. : 819 776-7169

Téléc. : 819 776-7187


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