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Inspirational Quote

Black history is Canadian history.

Jean Augustine

Portrait of Jean Augustine

The story of slavery in Canadian history

By Matthew McRae

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Rusted iron manacles hang on hooks on a plain white wall.

Artivism

April 30, 2021 to April 30, 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

The story of Africville

By Matthew McRae

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Two children looking at the camera and smiling

Discover the story behind Canada’s $10 bill.

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A head-and-shoulder portrait of Viola Desmond framed by a vertical purple rectangle. Viola is wearing a white top.

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.

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.

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

Photo: CMHR, Scott Gillam