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The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is located on ancestral lands, on Treaty 1 Territory. The Red River Valley is also the birthplace of the Métis. We acknowledge the water in the Museum is sourced from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation.

Exhibitions and Events

Feature exhibition: Artivism

April 30, 2021 to January 16, 2022

Several white plaster faces hang from strings, inside a cage.

Exhibitions and Events

Expand your views on human rights.

Through our galleries and programs, you will encounter thousands of stories featuring people, events and ideas from all over the world. We explore moments of human rights advancement and others of setback. These stories encourage us all to consider how our choices affect others, from our neighbours to people across the globe.

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.

ARTiculate Our Rights

June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022

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 A colourful collage of artwork, including an image of a bloody, brown, clenched fist with text saying, “I matter,” images of diverse faces and a pattern of squiggly lines in which the words “Yes,” “No” and “Bipolar” appear.