NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization May 23 to 29, 2011

May 20, 2011

Posted on: 20/05/2011

at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
May 23 to 29, 2011

Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

Interactive Historical Characters
May 25 to 27

3 p.m. 
Saturday, May 28
10 a.m., 1 p.m. 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

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

Chef’s Apprentice
A Taste of Greece
Sunday, May 29
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Join us for an exciting culinary journey around the world! These cooking experiences are as much fun to make as they are to eat, so make sure to register early!  Sign up at the Children’s Museum Embassy one hour before the workshop. Maximum of 25 participants.

A Sunday in Crete
Sunday, May 29
10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Voyage to the island of Crete! Learn how to prepare some authentic, healthy snacks, take part in a dance performance, listen to some ancient myths and make your own Crete-style clay pot to take home. Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Greece and the Hellenic School of Ottawa.

Sunday Storytime
The Wings of Icarus
Sunday, May 29
10:30, 11 and 11:30 a.m.
Join our storyteller for a journey back in time and listen to one of Greece’s most famous mythological stories. Embark on an adventure with Icarus and Daedalus and discover what happened on the island of Crete. Space is limited.

Creative Art-Making
During the month of May
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Jump-start your imagination and stretch your creative thinking skills with our drop-in workshops. The theme for the whole month of May is Flower Power! Activities for ages 5 and up.

Media Information:

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Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

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Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

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