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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.

The Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation in the Museum

Welcome back!

Explore human rights in a beautiful setting full of large, open, accessible spaces. If you're a frontline worker, we're offering complimentary admission every Friday until the end of summer! Make sure to reserve your free tickets online.

Read About Safety
Looking down through the Museum’s cross-crossing alabaster ramps as people move through them.
Photo: CMHR, Aaron Cohen

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!

Share Your Story
Four mobile phones with screenshots of people sharing their stories.

Stories

The Symbol of Pride

By Karine Duhamel

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Several hands reaching toward a sunlit sky, with many waving rainbow flags.

Canadian civil rights trailblazers

By Jason Permanand

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 A black and white photo of a movie theatre audience. The picture is taken from the front of the theatre looking towards the back, so the faces of the audience can be seen. Potted palm trees line the walls on each side.

Dick Patrick: An Indigenous veteran’s fight for inclusion

By Jason Permanand and Steve McCullough

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A snow-covered country road with mountains in the background.

 

Plan your visit

Location

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

85 Israel Asper Way
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 0L5

Hours

Closed Today

Admission

Adult General Admission:

$12

Events

We’re working on upcoming events.

In the meantime, check out our past events (since March 2018).

Photo: Lindsay Winter Photography

Exhibitions

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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A colourful collage of artwork. In one section, the image of a bloody, brown clenched fist has the words, "I matter" underneath. Another section contains images of diverse faces, with the words "une" and "voice" above it. One section is full of a network of squiggly lines and the words "Yes", "No" and "Bipolar". Another section includes the images of two smiling young men of different racial backgrounds.

Time to Act: Rohingya Voices

June 16, 2019 to September 1, 2020

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Rohingya women, children and men wade through waist-high muddy river water. Some carry young children, while others carry bags of possessions, including household items.

Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

October 2019 to November 2020

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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.

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.

Photo: CMHR, Scott Gillam