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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Beyond the Beat: Music of Resistance and Change

February to September 2024

A digital illustration showing a crowd clapping and raising their hands. The background shows a pixelated green soundwave shape and blue and black graffiti-like designs with neon-coloured diagonal lines radiating out from the center. Partially obscured.

Climate Justice

June 2022 to December 2024

A crowd of youth hold protest signs and stand behind a large banner that reads “La Terre Mère,” or “mother earth” in English. Partially obscured.

Strength in Numbers: The Polish Solidarity Movement

January 2020 to August 2024

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. Partially obscured.

Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

October 2019 to March 2025

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. Partially obscured.

Explore Canada’s proclamation through augmented reality 

August 2019 to May 2024

A visitor's hands hold a tablet that carries an image of four animated people including a little boy, a young Indigenous woman, a man wearing an apron and a woman judge. Partially obscured.

Galleries

Permanent

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

Past exhibitions

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

Beyond the Beat: Music of Resistance and Change

February to September 2024

Music can be a powerful force for social and political change. Explore stories of artists who have used their voices and platforms to advance causes and advocate for change.

A digital illustration showing a crowd clapping and raising their hands. The background shows a pixelated green soundwave shape and blue and black graffiti-like designs with neon-coloured diagonal lines radiating out from the center.

Climate Justice

June 2022 to December 2024

This new exhibit explores the connections between human rights and climate change.

A crowd of youth hold protest signs and stand behind a large banner that reads “La Terre Mère,” or “mother earth” in English.

Strength in Numbers: The Polish Solidarity Movement

January 2020 to August 2024

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.

Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

October 2019 to March 2025

The journey of two girls from Uganda who were abducted and held captive for years by a rebel group. Later, they discovered the power of using their voices to seek justice for women who survived captivity with the LRA.

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 Canada’s proclamation through augmented reality 

August 2019 to May 2024

A visitor's hands hold a tablet that carries an image of four animated people including a little boy, a young Indigenous woman, a man wearing an apron and a woman judge.

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. Partially obscured.

Photo: CMHR, Chronic Creative