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Homecoming 2014 @ Redpath Museum: Guided Tours

Sun, 2014-10-19 11:00 - 13:00
Redpath Museum : Meet in Entrance Hall. , 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

11h  - Egyptian mummies, 12h - Mesozioc Dinosaurs and 13h - World Biodiversity

With student guides from the Redpath Museum Club. Meet in the Entrance Hall. Free, everyone welcome, no reservation necessary. In English.

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Homecoming 2014 @ Redpath Museum: Out of her Mind

Sun, 2014-10-19 14:00 - 16:00
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum: $4 adult/ $2 senior/student

(aka The Madwomen Monologues)

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New Nature Talk @ Redpath Museum: MINERAL DAY

Sun, 2014-11-23 14:00 - 16:00
Redpath Museum : In Dawson Gallery, 2nd floor., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

Meet mineral 'experts', learn about the diversity and wonder of the world of minerals, and learn how to play a game of Mineral BINGO. Special mineraelogical prizes! For all ages. Bilingual. FREE. No reservation required. Bring your own minerals and rocks to be examined and identified.

This event is co-hosted with the CIM Foundation / La fondation de l'ICM. 

IMAGE: Close-up of the mineral Dawsonite, found and described by the Redpath Museum founder Sir William Dawson in the 1860s. Photo credit: Peter Tarassoff.

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New Nature Talk @ Redpath Museum: INTERSTELLAR

Sun, 2014-11-09 16:00 - 17:00
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

The Astronomy!

A SPECIAL post-release discussion of the movie INTERSTELLAR with Robert Rutledge (McGill Physics). Directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Matthew McConaghey, this film features a team of space travelers who manage to get through a wormhole. The US/Canada Release of the film is Friday November 7th. We will host a post-viewing conversation and discussion on the astronomy of the movie.

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Public Reading @ Redpath Museum : A True Story

Sun, 2014-11-02 14:00 - 16:00
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

By Denis Brault, M.Ed. McGill '80, Professor of Latin and Greek for La Fondation Humanitas

Written by a second century Greek writer and widely thought to be the first science fiction story, A True Story by Lucian of Samosata is about a war to rule the Morning Star by the kings of the Moon and the Sun. Some of its notable characters include dog-faced men fighting on winged acorns, cloud-centaurs and stalk-and-mushroom men. 

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Public Reading @ Redpath Museum : A True Story

Sun, 2014-11-02 14:00 - 16:00
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

By Denis Brault, M.Ed. McGill '80, Professor of Latin and Greek for La Fondation Humanitas

Written by a second century Greek writer and widely thought to be the first science fiction story, A True Story by Lucian of Samosata is about a war to rule the Morning Star by the kings of the Moon and the Sun. Some of its notable characters include dog-faced men fighting on winged acorns, cloud-centaurs and stalk-and-mushroom men. 

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Freaky Friday: This Wormy World, Revisited

Fri, 2014-12-05 17:00 - 20:30
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

Exploring the gruesome truth about our world and its most powerful natural enemies - the parisite.

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Freaky Friday: This Wormy World, Revisited - Exploring the gruesome truth about our world and its most powerful natural enemies

Fri, 2014-12-05 17:00 - 20:30
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

By Victor Frankel (Ph.D. candidate, Biology McGill)

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Freaky Friday: Microbes and Music

Fri, 2014-11-14 17:00 - 20:30
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

By Joaquin (Quim) Madrenas, Canada Research Chair in Human Immunology, Department of Microbiology & Immunology [Professor Madrenas’ website]. This Freaky Friday honours Dr. Madrenas TedX talk which uses music, art and history as tools to learn about Infectious Diseases. It will also explore the impact of these diseases on music, art and history. Followed by the film about the Pulitzer award winning musical RENT.

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Freaky Friday: Molecules and Broadway Musicals

Fri, 2014-10-17 17:00 - 20:30
Redpath Museum : In Auditorium., 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free with donation to Museum.

By Joe Schwarcz, (Director, Office of Science and Society). This special Homecoming weekend Freaky Friday explores how chemistry and music intersect and how some music is considered to be directly influenced by molecular energy. Followed by the film of the Broadway musical Phantom of the Opera.

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