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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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June 2019

Exhibition opening

June 15, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: Carolyn Sifton Foundation Terrace on Level 6

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A soldier with a rifle on his back blocks a group of Rohingya before they cross a makeshift bridge. His left hand is raised, gesturing for them to stop.

Film screening: Seven Sacred Laws

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Cost: $5 or purchase tickets to all four Indigenous perspectives film series screenings at once and save 25%.

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: Colonization Road

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Cost: $5 or purchase tickets to all four Indigenous perspectives film series screenings at once and save 25%.

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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A close-up of a man wearing sunglasses and a hat, looking at something off camera. A road is seen reflected in his sunglasses.

Gourmet dinner and wine pairing

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Cost: $95 per person, including tax and gratuities

Location: ERA Bistro

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Red wine is poured from a bottle into a glass.

May 2019

Celebrate Asian Heritage month!

May 29, 2018

Cost: Free

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

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Quatre filles souriantes portant des vêtements assortis en blanc, rouge et vert.

Pride week tour

May 27 to June 3, 2019

Cost: $5.00

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

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A person in brightly coloured wig and clothing swinging a hula hoop at an outdoor festival, with the Museum in the background.

Doors Open Winnipeg!

Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

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Exterior view of the Museum

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.

Spotlight on Mandela: Family Tour

Saturdays, May 18 to August 24, 2019

Cost:

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

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Girl writing with a pencil on paper

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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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.

Festival of Rights

March 25 to March 28, 2019

Cost: Free

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

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Smiling children sitting cross-legged on the floor. One girl in the centre is looking into the camera.

Spring break at the Museum

March 23 to March 31, 2019

Cost: Children 12 and under receive free admission

Location: Multiple locations

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A woman, a man and a young boy are gathered around a circular table. Several photographs are scattered on the table, and the woman is pointing one out to the boy.