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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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September 2018

Night of the disappeared

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Cost: Free

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

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Collage of grainy black and white photographs of people’s faces.

August 2018

Métis Beading Workshop

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Cost: Included with admission – Registration required

Location: Carolyn Sifton Foundation Terrace on Level 6

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A blue beaded flower on a black and red background.

July 2018

Métis Beading Workshop

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Cost: Included with admission – Registration required

Location: Carolyn Sifton Foundation Terrace on Level 6

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A blue beaded flower on a black and red background.

Celebrate Nelson Mandela

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Cost: Free

Location: All galleries

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Black and white portrait of Nelson Mandela

Remember Srebrenica

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Cost: This program is free with Museum admission.

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

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A bunch of knit white flowers with green pistils.

Canada Day 2018!

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Cost: $5 admission

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

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A group of people watching a choir as they perform on the Museum’s exterior amphitheater.

June 2018

Free summer solstice concert

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Cost: Free

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

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Three images of the performers.

Transforming the Ways We Lead

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Cost: Free

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

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People sitting in an audience.

Canoes, Colonialism and Reconciliation

June 10, 2018

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Level 3 - Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation

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A couple hundred people in 20 canoes.

Family Day

June 10 to August 26, 2018

Cost: Free with Admission

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

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 Three young people leaning on a glowing alabaster ramp and looking up.

Public opening for Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Cost: Free

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

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Nelson Mandela, an older dark-skinned man with short grey hair, stands in front of a podium and speaks into two microphones. He is wearing a grey suit with a tie. He is raising his right arm above his head and his hand is making a fist.

May 2018

Pride Week Tour

May 28 to June 4, 2018

Cost: $5

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

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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.

Asian Heritage Month

May 27, 2018

Cost: Free

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

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Dancers in traditional dress

Doors Open Winnipeg

May 26 and 27, 2018

Cost: Free

Location: Outside the Group Entrance

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Exterior view of the Museum

Family Day

May 20, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Various locations at the Museum

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A young girl holds a small stick attached to a string and a small circular piece of cardboard. She is swinging this rope and cardboard as two adults watch.

Coastal Sound Children’s Choir

May 19, 2018

Cost: Free

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

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A group of youth outside on a wood fence, posing for the camera with their arms around one another.

Family Day

May 13, 2018, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Various locations at the Museum

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 Three young people leaning on a glowing alabaster ramp and looking up.

April 2018

Family Day

April 29, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Various locations at the Museum

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 Folded paper lilies floating in water. “Peace is the future” is written in the centre of one lily.

Family Day

April 8 and May 6, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Various locations at the Museum

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A Museum staff member helping a young child place coloured dots in the shape of braille letters.

March 2018

Madame Diva

Friday, March 30, 2018 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: Free with admission, Free for kids 12 and under

Location: Level 3 - Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation

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A smiling woman with her arms extended behind her