Exhibitions: Explore the diversity of human rights.

Every one of our exhibitions tells a unique story in the diverse world of human rights. And like the world of human rights, our exhibitions are always changing. So be sure to visit before they’re gone.

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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.

Artivism

April 30, 2021 to January 16, 2022

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

Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

October 2019 to December 2021

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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.

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.

Strength in Numbers: The Polish Solidarity Movement

January 2020 to August 2024

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A woman wearing a dress cups her hand to a megaphone placed at her mouth. She is standing elevated above a crowd of people at a gate, with two flags waving nearby.

Truth and Reconciliation

Permanent

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A row of museum display cases with various artifacts inside. A guitar is displayed under glass. The guitar has a colourful floral print with a bird hand-painted onto its front.

Galleries

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A museum gallery containing a large circular structure with horizontal wooden slats; glass cases containing artifacts; and projections on the wall.

Past exhibitions

We explore human rights from many different angles and perspectives. Check out our past exhibitions.

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.

Artivism

April 30, 2021 to January 16, 2022

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

Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

October 2019 to December 2021

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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.

ARTiculate Our Rights

July 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022

This vibrant art exhibition explores youth perspectives on human rights for themselves, their families and their communities.

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A museum gallery featuring artwork projected onto large screens and colourful geometric shapes.

Strength in Numbers: The Polish Solidarity Movement

January 2020 to August 2024

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A woman wearing a dress cups her hand to a megaphone placed at her mouth. She is standing elevated above a crowd of people at a gate, with two flags waving nearby.

Truth and Reconciliation

Permanent

Truth and Reconciliation presents the tragic history of Canada’s residential schools and the ongoing efforts to use education and discussion to move towards reconciliation.

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A row of museum display cases with various artifacts inside. A guitar is displayed under glass. The guitar has a colourful floral print with a bird hand-painted onto its front.

Galleries

Permanent

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A museum gallery containing a large circular structure with horizontal wooden slats; glass cases containing artifacts; and projections on the wall.

Past exhibitions

We explore human rights from many different angles and perspectives. Check out our past exhibitions.

People in a museum gallery explore tall wooden panels with wildlife and Métis beadwork. There are curved horizontal wooden slats to the right.

Photo: CMHR, Chronic Creative