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Welcome - Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Inspirational Quote

We all have a choice: to ignore this and do nothing. Or take action.

Robert Greene, Elder-in-Residence

Orange cloth ribbons tied to a metal railing.

What if you were taken from your family?

A story about Indian residential schools and their legacy

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A group of boys wearing pyjamas kneels on single beds with heads bowed and hands clasped as if in prayer. A woman stands in the room with her hands clasped in a similar manner.

Artivism

April 30, 2021 to January 16, 2022

Several white plaster faces hang from strings, inside a cage.

Witness Blanket: Preserving a Legacy

April 30, 2021 to May 01, 2022

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A large horizontal art installation with a wooden frame made up of multiple diamonds and rectangles to which many objects are mounted. There is a half-opened door in the middle of the work.

 

 

 

Plan your visit

Location

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 0L5

Hours

Closed Today

Admission

Adult General Admission:

$18

Stories

Remembering the Srebrenica Genocide

By Jeremy Maron

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Two uniformed soldiers sit on a large vehicle, overlooking a densely packed crowd of people that stretches into the distance.

Picking Up the Pieces: The Making of the Witness Blanket

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Large artwork consisting of objects set in cedar frames.

Events

Exhibitions

ARTiculate Our Rights

July 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022

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A museum gallery featuring artwork projected onto large screens and colourful geometric shapes.

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A smiling woman being filmed by a cell phone. Her image is visible on the phone's screen.

Photo: CMHR, Scott Gillam