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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 2019

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

Cost:

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.

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.

After 27 hours: In conversation with Derek Nepinak 

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

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

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An Indigenous man wearing ceremonial regalia kneels inside a replica of a prison cell. He is presenting a textile banner with a graphic image of a bird and the words “bring our children home.”

Here I Am – 2019 Cabaret of Monologues

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: Museum galleries on Levels 2, 3 and 7

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Graphic image of a woman with butterflies in her hair.

Women’s Rights Tour

March 3 to March 10, 2019 (excluding March 4, when the Museum is closed)

Cost:

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

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People standing listening to a Museum guide.

February 2019

Book launch with Cecil Foster 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Cost: Free with $5 admission

Location: Level 3 - Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation

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A black and white photo of four men in train porter uniforms. All of the men are smiling, and the two men in the middle appear to be shaking hands.

Annual Public Meeting

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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Image of the CMHR in the winter with Winnipeg sign.

Louis Riel Day

Monday, February 18, 2019

Cost: Métis Rights Tours – Free with admission

Location: Various locations

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A guide speaks to a small group of people in a museum exhibit space. The space includes a wall featuring a Métis artwork and a text panel that reads “A Nation Reclaimed”.

Indigenous Perspectives on Reconciliation 

Wednesdays, February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2019

Cost: $90 for members / $100 for non-members + textbook

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

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A man wearing a blue vest with flower beadwork, seated with his hands resting on a table.

January 2019

Film screening: The Maestro 

January 28, 2019

Cost: Free. Seating is first come, first served.

Location: Manitoba Teachers' Society Classrooms, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way

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A person walking by a barbed-wire fence. Sheet music is caught in the wire.

Concert: Songs from the Ringelblum Archive 

January 27, 2019

Cost: Free. Seating is limited and will be first come, first served.

Location: Eckhardt Gramatté Hall at the University of Winnipeg

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Brandon University New Music Ensemble performance

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Level 3 - Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation

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Eighteen people in a row, some seated, some standing, in front of a wall of odd-shaped windows.