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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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March 2019

Festival of Rights

March 25 to March 28, 2019

Cost: Free

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

eXperimental Improv Ensemble performance

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Cost: Free

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

Four people around a table covered in computers and electronic music equipment. The photo has been altered so that the background is black and the elements of the photo are outlined in multi-coloured neon.

Coffieman!

January 5, 2019

Cost: Free with admission. Free for youth 12 and under.

Location: Level 3 - Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation

A person leaps in the air above conga drums.

TiBert le Voyageur

January 4, 2019

Cost: Free with admission. Free for youth 12 and under.

Location: Level 3 - Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation

A man stares off camera with his hands on his hips.

Winnipeg Youth Chorus concert

January 3, 2019

Cost: Free with admission. Free for youth 12 and under.

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

About two dozen youth singing in a choir.

December 2018

Winter holiday programming 

December 26, 2018 to January 5, 2019

Cost: Free with admission. Free for youth 12 and under.

Location: Various locations

A child and adult looking at a photograph.

November 2018

Book launch with author Serge Cipko

November 21, 2018

Cost: Free

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

A statue of a young girl clutching stalks of wheat.

Film Screening of That Never Happened 

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Cost: Free

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

A black-and-white photo of a flat, snowy landscape with trees and small buildings in the distance. A long, straight line of more than 100 people are walking through snow.

The Rescue: A Live Film‐Concerto

November 8, 2018

Cost: Free (Registration is closed. This event is sold out.)

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

A translucent historical image of a man in a suit layered over a contemporary photo showing the dark outline of two men walking in a triangular hallway.