NEXT WEEK at the Canadian Museum of Civilization September 14 to 20, 2009

September 10, 2009

at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
September 14 to 20, 2009

Featured Activities
Activities are free with Museum admission, unless otherwise indicated.
Royal Postal Challenge
September 17 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

September 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Special Exhibitions Gallery D
Test your stamp-culture savvy with a royal trivia challenge in the exhibition                 Her Majesty’s Stamps. Sponsored by Canada Post.

Stories and Legends of Mythic Beasts!
  September 19
1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (in English)
11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. (in French)
Main Lobby
The entire family will enjoy these original tales from some of our most creative storytellers. At 11:30 a.m., Laurent Glaude talks about his trip to Scotland’s magical elf-inhabited island of Orcas, and his encounters with some unusual mythical creatures.   At 1 p.m., Ruth Stewart-Verger transports you to the mountains of Tibet, the great plains of China and the raging North Sea, where 2,000-year-old tales of mythical beasts are formed out of thin air! At 2 p.m., join singer and storyteller Marc Delannoy to hear how Hercules challenged a lion, the Hydra, a magical wapiti, sea monsters and much more. At 3:30 p.m., Tom Lips presents traditional stories from Europe, Asia and Africa, featuring mythical creatures of the land, sea and sky.

Canadian Children’s Museum
(located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)
Kids in the Kitchen – It’s Tiffin Time!
September 19 and 20
10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Have some back-to-school fun as you make your own unique lunchbox: an Indian “tiffin” container. Then help our special guest Bohli Midha as she prepares delicious fillings using authentic Indian flavours. Sign up at the Embassy one hour before each workshop; maximum 25 participants per workshop.

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