Welcome - Canadian Museum for Human Rights
New Interim CEO
The Board and CMHR President & CEO Dr. John Young have agreed that it is in the best interest of the Museum that he step down, effective immediately. Board Chair Pauline Rafferty has agreed to lead the organization as Interim CEO until a new CEO is in place.
What does being Canadian mean to you?
What do you value about being Canadian? How has Canada shaped you? Watch stories about what Canada means to the people who live here, or record a video to share your own!
The Symbol of Pride
By Karine Duhamel
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Canadian civil rights trailblazers
By Jason Permanand
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Dick Patrick: An Indigenous veteran’s fight for inclusion
By Jason Permanand and Steve McCullough
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Plan your visit
We’re working on upcoming events.
In the meantime, check out our past events (since March 2018).
ARTiculate Our Rights
July 15 to October 31, 2020
What human rights matter to youth today? What kind of future do they envision? In this vibrant art exhibition, Manitoba youth express their views about human rights for themselves, their families, and their communities. Their thought‐provoking artwork covers a range of issues that impact us all.
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Time to Act: Rohingya Voices
June 16, 2019 to September 1, 2020
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Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War
October 2019 to November 2020
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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.