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August 2012 at the Canadian War Museum



Wampum Weaving
July 30 to August 12
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae Gallery

First People made wampum belts to record important events. Learn some basics of weaving and make your own wampum inspired keychain to record your visit to the Canadian War Museum.

In conjunction with the Special Exhibition 1812

 

1812 Buttons
August 13 to September 2
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae Gallery

Design and create your own souvenir pin-back button inspired by the many decorative buttons, coins and medals featured in the 1812 exhibition.

In conjunction with the Special Exhibition 1812

 

Concert
Heritage Hands Ottawa Drum Club
Sunday, August 26
11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
LeBreton Gallery

Enjoy a performance highlighting Canada’s rich history of precision rudimental drumming as well as world beat sounds of today. This great group of percussionists will be sure to have you tapping your feet and moving to their rhythms.

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Information (media):

Avra Gibbs Lamey
Communications and Media Relations Officer
Canadian War Museum
Telephone: 819-776-8607
avra.gibbs-lamey@warmuseum.ca 
Yasmine Mingay
Manager, Public Affairs
Canadian War Museum
Telephone: 819-776-8608
yasmine.mingay@warmuseum.ca 

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