NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization July 27 to August 2, 2009

July 24, 2009

at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
July 27 to August 2, 2009

Upcoming Activities
Activities are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise indicated.


Bead it!
Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
River View Salon
Meet Métis artist Jaime Koebel and discover the creative world of Aboriginal beadwork. Jamie demonstrates this fascinating craft and gives you an opportunity to try it out for yourself.

Protective Amulets
Sunday, August 2 and Monday, August 3
Northern Salon
1 to 4 p.m.
Make your own Egyptian-inspired amulet after visiting the exhibition Tombs of Eternity, then use your creation to protect yourself, ward off evil, or even bring you good luck!

A Face is Worth a Thousand Words
Sunday, August 2
1 to 4 p.m.
Level 4 Multi-purpose Room
What does your face say about you? Physiognomy expert Daniel Thérien interprets your facial features and reads the faces of famous Canadians who built our country, led it in peace and war, created its institutions, fought for a cause and inspired us all.

Experience History: Dramamuse
The Museum’s Theatre Company

 No Power Greater by Lib Spry
Wednesday at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. (English) and 2:30 p.m. (French)
Thursday at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. (English) and 5:30 p.m. (French)
Canada Hall, “Labour Temple” Union Hall
No Power Greater will take you to the front line of the 1919 Winnipeg general strike. Meet strike leader Mrs. Helen Armstrong and three young men with very different opinions on the strike.
Duration: 25 minutes

Beaveriffic by Stephanie Burchell and Dramamuse
Every day except Wednesday
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (English)
2:30 p.m. (French)
Gallery D
In this Dramamuse play for families, you’ll meet Castor Canadensis, the famous beaver who appears on the first Canadian postage stamp. Join this Three Penny Beaver for exciting stories about the stamps displayed in the exhibition Her Majesty’s Stamps, presented by Canada Post.

Canadian Children’s Museum
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Building Mania!
Wednesday, July 29
10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.
Grab your hardhats and get ready to build! A truckload of bricks and blocks has just been delivered to the Studio, and construction is about to begin! Our building team needs your help to design buildings and other structures for the community — it’s a construction site you won’t want to miss!

Egyptian Music
Thursday, July 30
1 p.m.
Music was an important part of daily life in Ancient Egypt. Join us in the Theatre, where you’ll take a musical journey back in time with special guests from the Mushfiq Arts Company.

Dance Like an Egyptian!
Thursday, July 30
1:30 p.m.
Have you ever wondered how they danced in