November 2013 at the Canadian War Museum

October 25, 2013

What Does Peace Look Like?
November 1–30
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae Gallery

Peace – The Exhibition explores the many different ways that Canadians have acted for peace over the years. Now, we’d love to hear from you. Reflecting on the exhibition, what does peace look like to you? Draw a picture or write a response. Then, take a few minutes to look at the ways that other people have responded.

The Art of Peace – Artifact Spotlight
Weekends in November
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.

Lecture – The Martellos of Kingston
Thursday, November 21
7 p.m.
Barney Danson Theatre
In English with simultaneous French translation

Join Joseph Last for a discussion on the ongoing preservation work on the Martello towers of Kingston, widely considered to be the most sophisticated examples of their kind in Canada and elsewhere.
In partnership with the Archaeological Institute of America and the Ontario Archaeology Society

Concert – The Ottawa Community Concert Band
Sunday, November 24
2 p.m.
LeBreton Gallery
Free with Museum admission

Join us for a lively concert featuring music composed by Canadian military band leaders. The Ottawa Community Concert Band has been performing concerts since its formation and has an extensive repertoire of music ranging from classical to popular and including big-band, jazz, show music and military marches.

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Canadian War Museum
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