MONTREAL, July 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Élaine Ayotte, member of the
Montréal Executive Committee responsible for culture, heritage and
design, today invited Montrealers to take part in a series of
activities as part of Archaeology Month, which is held in Montréal and
throughout Québec, August 1 to 31, 2013.
The 9th edition of Archaeology Month, with "Archaeology Up Close" as a
theme, is organized by the Archéo-Québec network, in association with
the Ville de Montréal.
"I invite Montrealers of all ages to take part in a host of activities
and discover the wealth of our archaeological heritage. Archaeology is
a fascinating discipline that enhances our historic beginnings as well
as highlights their influence on modern life. Archaeology Month in
Montréal, cultural metropolis, offers an exciting and fascinating tour
with 16 free activities to learn more about archaeology. They include
visits, discussions, archaeological digs and game activities, a
diversified programming for the family at seven cultural facilities
throughout the city," said Élaine Ayotte.
The discovery of archaeological remains and artefacts, simulated digs
and site visits are aimed at passionate archaeology experts and
Please visit www.moisdelarcheo.com for a complete program of Archaeology Month.
SOURCE: Ville de Montréal - Cabinet du maire et du comité exécutif
For further information:
Sarah Shirley, attachée de presse
Office of the Mayor and Executive Committee