NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization June 15 to 21, 2009June 15, 2009
at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
June 15 to 21, 2009
Activities are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise indicated.
Classical Superstars of Tomorrow
Wednesday, June 17 and Friday, June 26
Tomorrow’s classical music superstars will gather in Ottawa for three weeks of training with Pinchas Zukerman as part of the National Arts Centre Young Artist Programme. Come and hear these exceptionally talented young musicians from Canada and beyond as they perform some of the finest chamber music.
In partnership with the National Arts Centre.
High Tea and Conversation with Michael Sefi
Saturday, June 20
3 and 4:30 p.m. (English only)
Gallery D and River Mezzanine
Limited number of free tickets available at the Box Office
Join Michael Sefi, Keeper of the Royal Philatelic Collection at St. James’s Palace, as he discusses this unique collection and describes how it is managed. Tea and scones will be served following the talk. This activity is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Her Majesty’s Stamps, presented by Canada Post.
National Aboriginal Day
Friday, June 19 and Sunday, June 21
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Throughout the Museum
Celebrate First Nations, Inuit and Métis culture with family workshops, activities and exhibits highlighting the traditions, customs and achievements of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples.
For the June 19 Educational Day, please register with
Turtle Island Tourism Co. at 613 564-9494.
Royal Tea Party
Sunday, June 21
1 to 4 p.m.
Bring the entire family for a royally fun afternoon! Make your own crown, sip iced tea and design a unique commemorative stamp. This activity is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Her Majesty’s Stamps, presented by Canada Post.
Royal Postal Challenge
Sunday, June 21
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Test your stamp-culture savvy with a royal trivia challenge in the Museum’s newest exhibition, Her Majesty’s Stamps, presented by Canada Post.
Experience History: Dramamuse
The Museum’s Theatre Company
No Power Greater by Lib Spry
Thursday at 5 p.m. (French) and 6:30 p.m. (English)
Saturday at 1:30 p.m. (French) and 3 p.m. (English)
No Power Greater will plunge you into the middle of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike. Meet strike leader Mrs. Helen Armstrong and three young men with very different opinions on the str