Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – June 16 to 22, 2008

June 12, 2008

Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – June 16 to 22, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, June 11, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Brilliant Musicians Salute Glenn Gould
Wednesday, June 18 and Thursday, June 19, 2008
Noon (Wednesday)
7 p.m. (Thursday)
Special Exhibitions Gallery E

In celebration of the National Arts Centre’s 10th Summer Music Institute, come hear talented young musicians from across Canada and around the world as they perform chamber music in honour of the legendary Glenn Gould.
In partnership with the National Arts Centre

On the Edge
by Elizabeth Pickard and Jennifer Boyes-Manseau
Thursday, June 19 and Saturday, June 21, 2008
4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (Thursday)
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (Saturday)
Special Exhibitions Gallery D

Dramamuse, the CMC’s theatre company, brings to life the struggles and hopes of three women – one English, one French and one Spanish – who came to live in North America 400 years ago.
In partnership with the Gallery Theatre Program of the Missouri Historical Museum
In conjunction with Jamestown, Québec, Santa Fe: Three North American Beginnings.

National Aboriginal Day
Friday, June 20 and Saturday, June 21, 2008
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Grand Hall
First Peoples Hall

A day to celebrate First Nations, Métis, and Inuit cultures. Join us for workshops and family activities highlighting Canadian Aboriginal cultures and achievements. Register with Aboriginal Experiences for Educational Day on June 20 at 613 564-9494

(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Meet Bob the Builder
Saturday, June 21 and Sunday, June 22, 2008
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bob the Builder welcomes you and your family to his brand-new exhibition. Young gardeners can plant a sunflower seed and decorate a garden marker as a souvenir of their visit to Sunflower Valley. Don’t miss checking out Bob’s life-sized machinery, parked in Adventure World.

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

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