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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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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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Graphic illustration of rows of people in colourful t-shirts looking at one another.

April 2020

Friday Night Rights: $5 after 5 p.m.

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A man and woman stand looking at a double-sided video screen in a museum gallery. The man is pointing at the screen.

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

Members’ Book Club: March 2020

CANCELLED

Cost: Members-only event. Free ticket required.

Location: CMHR, Carte International Reference Centre, Level 5

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Brightly lit bookshelves.

Conversation Circle: Experiences of women and children

CANCELLED

Cost:

Location: Meet at Group Entrance

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A woman points to a wall that says “Time to Act, Rohingya Voices” in both English and French while a small group of people stand and watch.

Friday Night Rights: Women's rights tours

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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Friday Night Rights: Women’s rights tours

March 13, 2020

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A female tour guide stands with outstretched arms in a museum gallery. Several tour participants are visible in the foreground.

Free Friday night: Celebrate Women’s Day

March 6, 2020

Cost: Free after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A young woman talks in front of a black wall that says, in large white letters, “Tous les êtres humains naissent libres et égaux en dignité et en droits.” (All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.) There is a circular theatre in the background that resembles a large woven basket.

Women’s rights tour

Daily, March 1 to March 7, 2020

Cost:

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

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February 2020

Friday Night Rights: Quiz challenge!

February 28, 2020

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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Friday Night Rights: Celebrate Black history

February 21, 2020

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A museum exhibit that resembles an old-fashioned movie theatre. On one side are large representations of a $10 Canadian banknote featuring a woman’s face.

Black Canadian history

Friday, February 21, 2020

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Galleries

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A portrait of a Black woman with long hair wearing a plum-coloured jacket.

Friday Night Rights

February 14, 2020

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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Conversation Circle: Protection of rights for stateless people

February 14, 2020

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: Meet at Group Entrance

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A small group of people stand in front of large screens displaying photographs and look at a woman who is speaking to them.

Member shopping days

February 13 to 15, 2020

Cost: Member exclusive

Location: CMHR, Boutique, Level 1

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Two women look at a piece of jewellery. They are standing in a store full of colourful merchandise.