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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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January 2020

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.

Friday Night Rights

November 22, 2019

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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A large crowd in a museum gallery. There is a curved bench in the centre of the room. The display consists of a series of portraits above alcoves each containing a different exhibit.

National book launch: 'Picking up the Pieces'

November 20, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: Level 2 - Canadian Journeys

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A man wearing traditional Indigenous regalia and headdress stands in front of an art installation made of wooden panels with embedded objects.

The relevance of the Holodomor today

November 18, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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Little girl, victim of hunger, Kharkov

The Future of Human Rights in Canada gala

November 3, 2019

Cost: rsvpgala@friendsofcmhr.com or call 204-938-2670.

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

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A gala event.

Conversation Circle: Identity and sense of belonging

November 1, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: Meet at Group Entrance

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A small group of people stand in a semicircle in front of large screen displays.

First free Friday night at the Museum!

November 1, 2019

Cost: Free after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

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Guests at an event talking and drinking white wine.