December 2013 at the Canadian War Museum

November 19, 2013

Peace Buttons
December 1–31
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae Gallery

Hundreds of buttons were worn and displayed by Canadians to show their support for a variety of actions for peace. Draw inspiration from the buttons in Peace – The Exhibition to design and create your own pin-back button.

The Art of Peace – Artifact Spotlight
Weekends in December
1 p.m. (in English) and 2 p.m. (in French)
Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae Gallery

What can art tell us about peace? Take a tour of the art in Peace – The Exhibition with one of our trained interpreters. Look closely at the works of art on display to uncover their stories and work together to determine how they contribute to the messages of the exhibition.

The Art of Peace tour uses a participatory facilitation technique designed to enhance visitors’ comfort level talking about art, while engaging in meaningful learning.

Season’s Greetings
December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and December 21–31
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Send some cheer to Canadian Forces members who are away from their families this holiday season.

Resolutions for a Peaceful New Year
December 7, 8, 14, 15 and December 21–31
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Write down your hopes for peace and fold your wishes into an origami crane which will be added to our Christmas trees.

In conjunction with Peace – The Exhibition

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Avra Gibbs Lamey
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Canadian War Museum
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Canadian War Museum
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