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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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July 2021

Festival of rights: video fun for kids!

July 13 to September 6, 2021

Cost: Free

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A performer wearing a tuxedo stands in front of a display of multi-coloured balloons.

June 2021

Indigenous films and filmmakers

June 1 to 30, 2021

Cost: Free

Location: Streaming online in June

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A person with long grey hair stands outdoors, with a rolling grassy landscape and cloudy sky in the distance.

May 2021

Combatting anti‐Asian racism in the workplace

May 19, 2021 at 1 p.m (CDT)

Cost: Free

Location: Online program (Zoom)

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A man wearing a cloth mask and holding a sign, walking with a group of protestors carrying signs about ending racist violence and anti-Asian racism.

April 2021

The Uyghur Genocide in China

April 22, 2021 at 1 p.m. (CDT)

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom

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A young child being carried by an adult looks back over the adult’s shoulder.

March 2021

Discovering Acadia and other places

Rendez‐vous de la francophonie 2021

Cost: Free

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A man with a painted face juggles outdoors, as smiling children watch. A city skyline appears behind him at a distance.

Plus haut que les flammes (Higher Than Flames Will Go)

Rendez‐vous de la francophonie 2021

Cost: Free

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Several people and one dog sitting and standing in a landfill. A tree sits in the centre of the image and garbage is strewn on the ground.

Explorations (L’envol)

Rendez‐vous de la francophonie 2021

Cost: Free

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A wooden block painted with the image of a child, stands on top of a round block. Blocks of varying shapes, colours and sizes appear in the background.

January 2021

Memories of the Warsaw Ghetto

January 27, 2021

Cost: Free

Location: Online program (Zoom)

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The silhouette of a soldier is shown inside the outline of a child’s profile, with barbed wire and a wall in the background.

Annual public meeting

January 26, 2021

Cost: Free registration required

Location: Online program (Zoom)

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Exterior view of the Museum in Winter.

Protecting human rights during COVID‐19

January 19, 2021

Cost: Free registration required

Location: Online program (Zoom)

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National flags fly side-by-side on tall flag poles.

November 2020

The age of artificial intelligence

November 19, 2020

Cost: Free

Location: Online program (Zoom)

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A smiling woman with purple hair wearing a t-shirt.

Gala 2020: Raising Our Voices 

November 18, 2020

Cost: Individual ticket: $50
Household ticket: $250
Student ticket: $25

Location: Online program

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An exterior view of the Museum.

May 2020

‘The Rescue: A Live Film‐Concerto’ digital broadcast premiere

Monday, May 25, 2020

Cost: Free

Location: Online program (Zoom)

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A translucent historical image of a man in a suit layered over a contemporary photo showing the dark outline of two men walking in a hallway.

NFB Short films, a live presentation

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Cost: Free

Location: Online program (Zoom)

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April 2020

Friday Night Rights: $5 after 5 p.m.

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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Friday Night Rights: Jazz it up!

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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Two people gaze out a tall glass window at a sunset over a cityscape.

Friday Night Rights: Enjoy Latin jazz

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A man wearing a fedora plays a guitar while sitting outside on a bench. There are trees in the background.

Free Friday night: Get your game on!

CANCELLED

Cost: Free after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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Three young women and two young men sit around a table playing a board game. There are other people playing board games at tables in the background.

March 2020

Spring Break 2020

CANCELLED

Cost: Museum admission is free for kids 12 and under.

Location: CMHR, Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1

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Friday Night Rights: The Mariachi Ghost

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m. for gallery admission
$15 for performance ($12 for members)

Location: All spaces

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A band of five musicians wearing black-and-white mariachi outfits performs with various instruments. They have skull designs painted on their faces. The stage is floodlit red