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February 2020

Free Friday night at the Museum!

February 7, 2020

Cost: Free after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A man and woman dressed in formal attire pose with an accordion.

January 2020

La Nuit des idées (Night of Ideas)

Friday, January 31, 2020

Cost: Free programs, $5 gallery admission

Location: CMHR, various locations

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A crowd of people watches a band play on a brightly lit stage.

New Music Festival immersive soundscapes

Friday, January 31, 2020

Cost: Free (does not include gallery admission)

Location: Level 3, Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation

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A group of geese standing on ice and snow bordered by prairie grasses. The image has been digitally altered: from left to right it becomes increasingly blurred and abstract.

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020

January 26, 2020

Cost: Most activities: free with admission /
Documentary screening: free ticket required

Location: Various locations in the Museum

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Train tracks lead to a distant building recognizable as the Auschwitz-Birkenau gate house.

Friday Night Rights

January 24, 2020

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.

Annual public meeting

January 22, 2020

Cost: Free. RSVP requested.

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms on Level 1

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A person walks in front of a large photograph of Nelson Mandela.

Friday Night Rights

January 17, 2020

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A crowd of people walk along illuminated ramps. Some are taking photographs.

Free Friday night at the Museum!

January 3, 2020

Cost: Free after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A piece of stitched fabric portraying families in diverse cultural clothing engaged in happy activities.

December 2019

Friday Night Rights

December 27, 2019

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A man sits on the interior ledge of a rooftop. There are high-rise buildings in the background.

Winter holiday programming

December 26, 2019 to January 5, 2020

Cost: Included with Museum admission

Location: Various locations at the Museum

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A child reaches into a basket of craft supplies while others work on their projects at a table.

Friday Night Rights

December 20, 2019

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A woman waits for a drink at a bar in a museum space, while a bartender pours glasses of wine.

Friday Night Rights

December 13, 2019

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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Three laughing people sit together at a table in a Museum space, drinking wine.

Conversation Circle: Discrimination and persecution

December 13, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: Meet at Group Entrance

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Small groups of people stand in a Museum exhibition space and talk to one another.

Night of the disappeared

December 12, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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Outdoor display of large photographs of people’s faces.

The forgotten stories: Nigeria-Biafra war and its genocide

December 10, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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Two people in conversation seated across from each other.

Human Rights Day 2019

December 10, 2019

Cost: Free admission

Location: Various locations

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A young child interacting with photos on a table. An adult sits beside him.

Seeking justice after genocide

December 8, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: Gelber Conference Centre/Montreal Holocaust Museum
2 Cummings Square, Montreal

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A group of people walking down a street with sign that reads “Commémoration du génocide contre les Tutsi du Rwanda. Avril-Juillet 1994. www.pagerwanda.ca”.

Free Friday night at the Museum!

December 6, 2019

Cost: Free after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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Three women pose in front of a black wall.

November 2019

Friday Night Rights

November 29, 2019

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A group of young adults talk excitedly while walking up a set of illuminated ramps.

Members’ Paint Night

November 26, 2019

Cost: $25 for members; $30 for guest (one ticket available per member)

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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Artists’ paintbrushes of various sizes, lengths and colours in a metal container.