NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization February 21 to 27, 2011

February 16, 2011

Posted on: 14/02/2011

at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
February 21 to 27, 2011

Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Chill-Out Chalet—Come in from the Cold!
Monday, February 21
10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
David M. Stewart Salon and Grand Hall
Come in from the cold and enjoy our cozy chalet setting. We’ll put you in the mood for winter nostalgia with activities for everyone. Sit back and relax as you fashion some “woolly” crafts, or try your hand at oversized versions of classic games. Listen to tall tales of winters gone by and chat with historical characters from the past.

Tafelmusik Go for Baroque on Family Day
Monday, February 21
11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (Bilingual)
Grand Hall
This special family concert by the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra introduces baroque music and baroque instruments to visitors of all ages. With music by Lully, Fasch, Vivaldi, J. S. Bach and C. P. E. Bach, and some entertaining and educational commentary, this concert is a great way to share the magic of music with young visitors. Tafelmusik has been celebrated at venues around the world for its delightful vitality and richness of sound, and for the Orchestra’s ability to make the music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries fresh and surprising. In partnership with the Ottawa Chamber Music Society and the National Capital Commission.

Spring Break at the CIV
See, Hear and Touch the World
February 26 to March 6 
March 12 to 20
10:30 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4 p.m.
Bring the whole family for a rally across time and space! As a team, you’ll draw, play games and take on exciting challenges throughout the Museum. With clues in hand, you’ll visit five special galleries, with a chance to win some cool prizes!

Interactive Historical Characters
February 22 to 25

3 p.m. 
Saturday, February 26
10 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.
Canada Hall
The Museum’s theatre company, Dramamuse, invites you to help bring history to life—and life to history—by interacting with historical characters within the stunning environment of Canada Hall. Watch these characters in action or talk with them as they enact the daily lives of people from Canada’s past. For more information, please visit

Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show
Saturday, February 26
4 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Be there for the triumphant return of Comfortably Numb – C