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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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February 2024

Market for Black Artisans and Entrepreneurs

February 10, 2024 to February 11, 2024

Cost: Free

Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall

A scattering of people are in a room where kiosks are placed around it. In the centre of the room, there is a long table adorned with vibrant tablecloths and vases filled with long, dry plants.

Tom Morello in Concert

Friday, February 2, 2024

Cost: SOLD OUT

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1

Tom Morello looks intently at the camera while leaning on his hand, which holds a guitar by the neck. He is wearing a black leather jacket, red collared shirt and baseball hat.

January 2024

Do Not Forget Me: Haunting letters from Jewish mothers in Greece

January 28, 2024

Cost: Free

Location: Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Level 1

A woman sits reading a book. The woman is Katerina Sakellaropoulou, President of the Hellenic Republic.

Winterruption Round Dance

January 27, 2024

Cost: Free, details below.

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1

A group of men drum and sing in a circle. They are tightly surrounded by a large and diverse crowd of people all singing along.

Being an Oskâpêwis – An essential ceremonial helper

Saturday, January 27, 2024

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The group will meet in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1 and proceed together to Level 6.

A team of black and tan dogs are harnessed together and running, pulling a sled through snowy terrain.

Be an Upstander Educators Workshop

January 26, 2024 and January 30, 2024

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms – Level 1, Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Students in a museum gallery display their work on easels. The focus is on one student talking with an adult who is smiling and taking a photograph with their phone of the student’s work. The artwork shows four people in a hallway with four doors, each with a sign on it.

A Bullet Pulling Thread: Grief, quilts and the quest for change

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Cost: CMHR Members: Free, General Tickets: $10

Location: Dave Barber Cinematheque 100 Arthur St., Winnipeg

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Tearing down accessibility barriers

Monday, January 8, 2024 from 7 p.m. — 8.30 p.m.

Cost: The event is free to attend, and everyone is welcome. Registration is encouraged.

Location: Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms -Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Level 1

A portrait photo of David Lepofsky, an older man in a suit and tie.

December 2023

Human Rights Day 2023

Sunday, December 10, 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location:

Five people in a museum gallery. Two sit on a bench. Three people, including one in a wheelchair, are on a circular area where bubbles of coloured light are projected on the floor.

Opikinawasowin – The process of lifting children and growing sacredness

December 9, 2023

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights The group will meet in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1 and proceed together to level 6.

A Indigenous dancer in brightly coloured Fancy Shawl regalia beside a river.

Premiere of IKWEWI – She is a Woman

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Cost: CMHR Members: Free, General Tickets: $10

Location: Dave Barber Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg

Two bright red felt dresses are pinned to a grey background next to braided red yarn and a traditional Métis sash.

Unloved: Film remembers Huronia’s forgotten children

December 3, 2023

Cost: Free event. All welcome.

Location: Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms -Level 1, Canadian Museum for Human Rights

A black-and-white photo of a sad-looking boy is paperclipped to an institution admission form that asks his name, when he was admitted, and his mental condition.

November 2023

Housing is a human right

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Cost: Free

Location: This virtual dialogue will be held on Zoom.

A group of people walking down a street. One person holds a sign that reads: “Housing is a human right.”

Innocents Behind Bars: Systemic Racism and Wrongful Convictions

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Cost: Free

Location: MTS Classroom, Canadian Museum for Human Rights

An simple illustration of a white hummingbird picking the lock of a door and opening it. The door is in a row of doors.

Holiday wreathmaking workshops

November 25 & 26 and December 2

Cost: $39.99 per kit/person, tax included. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Museum’s United Way Campaign.

Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1

Gros plan de deux personnes en train de fabriquer une couronne. L'une d'elles tient un sécateur et s'apprête à couper du fil.

Freezing Water Moon – Ni Kiskinohamâson – Strength and Hope 

Saturday, November 25, 2023

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The group will meet in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1 and proceed together to Level 6.

Water sprays onto rock formations from an unseen opening above, causing a dramatic array of icicles and mounds of ice on boulders.

Iranian woman’s resistance captured in Seven Winters in Tehran

November 24 to 30, 2023

Cost: CMHR Members: Free, General Tickets: $10

Location: Cinematheque 100 Arthur St., Suite 304, Winnipeg

A smiling young woman in a headscarf stands in a crowd. The image has a date-stamp: 25-10-2006.

Friends Gala 2023: Raising our voices

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Cost: $500 per person

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Bonnie & John Buhler Hall

In a large hall, hundreds of diners sit at round tables while a woman speaks at a podium.

Human‐made at the Museum

Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12, 2023

Cost: See below

Location: Throughout open areas in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

A group of people gathering and chatting in a large hall. One person is shopping at a kiosk.

Holiday Programming

November 11, 2023 to January 6, 2024

Cost:

Location: In the Museum

A female musician dressed in a red, sleeveless dress is playing a gold saxophone.

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