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Awards and Honours

Best Non-Profit Social Media Marketing Campaign, 2017 Hashtag Awards
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by SocialWest 
June 2017

Inducted into the Circle of Excellence, 2017 Accessible Cities Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Rick Hansen Foundation
May 2017

Spirit of Winnipeg Awards, Design and Building category
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
March 2017

IAUD 2016 Gold Award: Category of Public Space
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the International Association for Universal Design
December 2016

Best Scenography for a Permanent Collection
International Design and Communications Awards
Presented to Ralph Appelbaum Associates for their exhibition design work on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
November 2016

Best Soft Power Cultural Organization 
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Leading Culture Destinations Awards
September 2016

International Architecture Award for 2016
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies
August 2016

Financial Leadership (CFO) Award
Awards of Excellence in Public Sector Financial Management
Presented to Susanne Robertson, Chief Financial Officer, Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) 
May 2016

2016 Manitoba Communicator of the Year Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for communications surrounding The Witness Blanket exhibition, by the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Public Relations Society
May 2016

2016 Award of Outstanding Achievement in Education
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for the Spirit Panel Project, by the Canadian Museums Association
April 2016

2016 Award of Outstanding Achievement in New Media
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for the Speak Truth to Power Canada program, by the Canadian Museums Association
April 2016

2015 Interpretation Canada Awards of Excellence – Silver
Personalized Interpretation category 
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for the Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour, by Interpretation Canada
February 2016

2015 GOOD DESIGN Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies 
December 2015

National Cultural Tourism Award
Federal-Provincial-Territorial Culture/Heritage and Tourism Initiative
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC)
December 2015

1st Place in the Short video competition
National Association for Interpretation Media Awards
Presented to North Shore for the film "Childhood Denied: Indian Residential Schools and Their Legacy," produced for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
November 2015

Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Mahatma Gandhi Centre of Canada
November 2015

Merit Award - Interactive Exhibits category
HOW International Design Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by HOW
November 2015

Premier’s Awards for Design Excellence
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Honourable Greg Selinger, Premier of Manitoba.
October 2015

Leadership Award for the Advancement of Accessible Environmental
Design Access Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the City of Winnipeg
October 2015

International Design & Communications Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Agenda
September 2015

Canada’s Best New or Improved Attractions for Summer 2015
Silver Plume Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Where Canada
September 2015

Applied Arts Interactive Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Applied Arts Inc.
June 2015

Graphis Competitions Design Annual 2016 Gold Award
Presented to Ralph Appelbaum Associates for their work on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
August 14, 2015

European Design Award - Silver
Presented to Gagarin for their work at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
May 23, 2015

Jodi Awards for innovation and excellence in the use of digital media
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Jodi Mattes Trust Awards 
May 20, 2015

Muse awards (two gold, one silver and one bronze) for innovation in digital media
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the American Alliance of Museums
April 26, 2015.

Workforce Planning and Talent Management Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba
April 22, 2015

New Partner in Immigrant Employment Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Manitoba Start Employer Awards
March 18, 2015

Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons Corporate Award 
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights at the 31st Great Valentine Gala
February 6, 2015

Canada’s Outstanding Employers, 2014
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by The Learning Partnership
November 21, 2014

National Project of the Year, 2014
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by CMD
November 14, 2014

Manitoba Masonry Design Awards, Presidential Award of Excellence
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Antoine Predock and Architecture 49
October 23, 2014

2014 Canadian Consulting Engineering, Award of Excellence
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
October 23, 2014

2014 Canadian Consulting Engineering Award, the Schreyer Award
Presented to Neb Erakovic, Principal, Yolles, a CH2M Hill Company, for the most technically innovative project, Canadian Museum for Human Rights 
October 23, 2014

Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, 2014 National Steel Design Award, Engineering
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
October 2014

Global Best Cultural Project, Engineering News-Record
Presented to the Project Team at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
May 13, 2014

Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, Ontario Steel Design Awards, Award of Excellence – Projects Constructed Outside of Ontario
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights 
June 6, 2013