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We explore human rights from many different angles and perspectives. Check out our past events (since March 2018).

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June 2024

A Night at the Museum

Wednesday, June 12th, 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. seatings

Cost: $135 includes dinner, $195 includes dinner and signature drink at each stop

Location: Various locations in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Two smiling couples standing together and posing for a photo in the Museum's tower.

May 2024

Beyond the Rainbow Storytime

May 26, 2024 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Cost: Free event; registration appreciated

Location: Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation, Level 3

A table with a black tablecloth and colourful books relating to 2SLGBTQI+

Beyond the Rainbow Brunch 

May 26, 2024 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Cost: SOLD OUT

Location: Boreal Bistro, Level 1

A person is sitting at a table with a glass of orange juice and a plate of eggs benedict and hash browns.

Celebrating Pride:­ Kendall Gender presents KENAISSANCE

May 24, 2024, doors open at 8:00 p.m.

Cost: $20

Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall

A glamourous drag queen with long blonde hair and dramatic makeup is wearing a bejeweled red bikini top with long silver fringe. With their right hand to their head, a tattoo is revealed on the inner arm that reads “life is blind.”

Be an Upstander Student Showcase

May 23, 2024

Cost: Free and open to the public

Location: Buhler Hall, Level 2 (What Are Human Rights, Indigenous Perspectives, Canadian Journeys), Level 3 (Protecting Rights in Canada and Garden of Contemplation)

In a museum gallery, students exhibit projects on easels. Two students speak with adults about their work.

Anikis Pisim (Frog Moon): Saying Kisâkihitin

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights The group will meet in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1 and proceed together to Level 6.

A stylized image shows a human hand gently holding a glass orb of the earth. The background is a night sky with stars and bright green northern lights.

April 2024

Niska Pisim (Goose Moon): A return to happiness

April 27, 2024

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The group will meet in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1 and proceed together to Level 6.

A large goose spreads its wings in front of a body of water.

Sustainable fashion – Get into action!

April 14, 2024

Cost: Free

Location: Several locations in the Museum

Garments are hung over a rack to air dry. The fabrics are grey, black, white and shocking pink.

Sarah Harmer in Concert

April 5, 2024

Cost: $30

Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall

Black-and-white photo of Sarah Harmer playing guitar. It appears like two fuzzy images are juxtaposed one on another.

March 2024

The Mikisiw-Eagle Moon: Tapahtamisowin (humility)

March 23, 2024

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights The group will meet in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1 and proceed together to Level 6.

Two bald eagles sitting on a branch and facing each other.

Craft your own adventure this spring break!

March 23, 2024 to March 31, 2024

Cost: Free for kids 12 and under

Location: Throughout the Museum

Kids dancing in a hall filled with blue balloons.

These Four Walls: A documentary on the Manitoba Developmental Centre

March 22, 2024

Cost: The event is free to attend, and everyone is welcome. Registration is required.

Location: Buhler Hall - Level 1

A dark image of a young child’s silhouette against a window through which are seen blurred trees and a power pole. The light is a purplish tone of twilight.

Annual Public Meeting

March 21, 2024

Cost: Free; registration required

Location: Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms, Level 1

A man stands in front of an illustrated blue and orange a map of Canada.

Celebrating Joni Mitchell, The Clash and Alanis Morissette

March 15, 2024

Cost: $20

Location: Bonnie and & John Buhler Hall

Group of people at a concert with a blue and white light on stage.

ᑕᐅᑐᒃᑕᕗᒃ Tautuktavuk (What We See)

March 8, 2024 to March 10, 2024

Cost: CMHR Members: Free, General Tickets: $10

Location: Dave Barber Cinematheque 100 Arthur St., Winnipeg

Two Inuit women sit in a dim room facing one another in intimate conversation. One is wearing a red sweater, the other a yellow sweater.

Woman, Life, Freedom and the power of collective art

March 8, 2024

Cost: Free

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms, Level 1

Six marchers carry a long white banner with black capital letters that read WOMAN LIFE FREEDOM down a Toronto city street. Behind them, a parade of women carry other protest signs for international Woman's Day.

February 2024

The Great Moon, kisteyihtowin (respect) and the way we relate

February 25, 2024

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights – The group will meet in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1 and proceed together to Level 6.

Five museum visitors look at towering exhibits in the “Indigenous Perspectives” gallery at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The nearest is made of wood and features trees, animals and a plaque. Behind the visitors, a rounded theatre built of bent wooden slats is visible.

Dream Big: Music and human rights

February 23, 2024

Cost: This event is free; registration is recommended

Location: Galleries throughout the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Two hands play the keys of a gleaming black Yamaha piano. The pianist, barely shown, wears a long-sleeved black top.

This Stained Dawn documents feminist struggle in Pakistan

February 15, 2024 to February 18, 2024

Cost: CMHR Members: Free, General Tickets: $10

Location: Dave Barber Cinematheque 100 Arthur St., Winnipeg

A Pakistani woman, Anam Abbas, in a black and white headwrap, red lipstick, chunky brown collar necklace and black-and-white blouse looks forward with a bemused expression.

Inside Canada’s prisons: Racism, broken systems and how we make change

Monday, February 12, 2024

Cost: This event is free, but registration is required.

Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Level 1

Close-up on grey prison bars.

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