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

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May 2019

Book Launch: Holodomor in Ukraine, the Genocidal Famine, 1932–1933

Wednesday, May 22

Cost: Free

Location: Main foyer near the Museum Boutique

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A statue of a girl holding stalks of wheat.

The Statesmen Men’s Chorus

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Cost: Included with Museum admission

Location: Level 3 — Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation

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A choir of men wearing black outfits hold books and sing in front of a conductor.

David Milgaard in conversation

May 5, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

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

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Close-up of a man’s face looking skyward in a thoughtful pose. He is wearing glasses and there are blurry spots of light in the background.

Coin exchange

May 1, 2019

Cost: Free

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

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April 2019

Yom HaShoah: Children of the Holocaust

April 27, 2019 and May 1, 2019

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Location: Museum galleries on Level 4

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Film screening: Angry Inuk

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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A seated audience viewing three large screens in a dimly lit room.

Film screening: Picking Up the Pieces: The Making of The Witness Blanket

Friday, April 12, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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A large horizontal art installation with a wooden frame made up of multiple diamonds and rectangles to which many objects are mounted. There is a half-opened door in the middle of the work.

The 180: Turning injustice toward justice

April 10, 2019

Cost: Student keynotes – free | Admission to the galleries – $5

Location: Various locations at the Museum

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A large number of people in a gallery examining a display comprised of several seemingly ordinary objects

Lisa Ndejuru on human rights atrocities and mental health

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Cost: Free

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

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Portrait of a woman looking into the camera.

March 2019

Persecution, protection and resilience: Canada and the Bahá'ís of Iran

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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Close-up of a smiling man at dusk. Behind him is a body of water and on the other side there are boats, lights and buildings.