Special events

April 28, 11h30 - 12h30

Earth Day Discovery workshop: Ancient Gardens, plants and foods

Find out how ancient cultures like the Egyptians planted gardens and grew their food. Learn about Quebec indigenous gardens and gardening and plant your own native seed to grow at home.  

In English.

IMAGE: Nebou gardens, ancient Egyptian mosaic. Wikipedia. 

Everyone welcome / Bienvenue à tous. 


Science on Stage: Earthly Bodies

Sunday, March 24, 2:30 - 4:00 PM

In English

Fee/Entrée : $7 (+ taxes). Payable at the entrance.

Staged reading of two short plays. 

By COLLEEN CURRAN featuring Earthly Bodies, as in deceased.

  •  TUT TUT  

“It would be difficult to describe our emotions”. This play explores the events that may have happened on November 24, 1922 when Lady Evelyn Carnarvon of Highclere Castle (a.k.a. Downton Abbey) revealed a few truths to Howard Carter the day before he opened the Tomb of Tutankhamen.

  • THE SUNSET GALS. How complicated can it get for four women in a small town when bodies start turning up.

The Cast: Mary Burns*Sylvia Cymbalista*Jane Hackett* Chad Tyler* Patsy Tyler*

Reserve in advance: office.museum [at] mcgill.ca

Everyone welcome / Bienvenue à tous.

IMAGE: Entrance to Tutankhamun's tomb - The 1922 discovery by Howard Carter and George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon of Tutankhamun's nearly intact tomb