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Inspirational Quote

Art has the ability to reach our heart. That's the first step to making change in the world.

Carey Newman / Hayalthkin'geme

A man speaks at a lectern in front of a backdrop of images in square and diagonal geometric patterns.

Art is action

September 28, 2021 at 1 p.m. (CDT)

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Portion of a large artwork consisting of objects set in cedar frames.

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 January 16, 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.

What if you were taken from your family?

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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.

Events

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021

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People wearing orange T-shirts stand in front of a row of trees. There is long grass in the foreground. The T-shirts bear images of small hand prints grouped in a heart shape with the number 215+ above them.

Join the Canadian Teachers’ Advisory Circle.

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Three people sit at a table covered with water bottles, coffee cups and pads of paper.

Exhibitions

Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

October 2019 to December 2021

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A group of young women and girls in their teens stand together on the front porch of a building. Most are dressed in white blouses and blue skirts, with two girls also wearing blue sweaters. To the right, a doorway reveals a roomful of students sitting at wooden desks and writing on notepads.

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.

Explore the Museum from home

Join Museum guides for virtual tours of our exhibits and architecture. Download our mobile app to check out the entire Museum, gallery by gallery. Discover our many special online experiences.

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Photo: CMHR, Scott Gillam