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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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October 2018

Fighting for freedom in Russia

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Cost: $15 to $20

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

A man speaking with his arms bent at the elbows and hands held up facing each other.

2018 Sol Kanee Lecture on Peace and Justice

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Cost: Free

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

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Africville, After the Apology

October 24, 2018

Cost: Free. Registration is required. Please note there are limited spaces for this event.

Location: Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia 10 Cherry Brook Road Cherry Brook, Nova Scotia

A black and white image of about a dozen houses on a hill. In the middle of the image, a dirt road travels up the hill between the houses.

Teacher Appreciation Days

October 20 and 21, 2018

Cost: Free

Location: PCL Terrace on Level 5

A large number of people in a gallery with a wall of colourful panels and photos showing a timeline of events.

Indigenous Perspectives on Reconciliation

October 10 to 24, 2018

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

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

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

Behind‐the‐scenes photo tours 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Cost: Free – registration required

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

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A person looks through the screen of a camera in the foreground while a person poses in the background.

September 2018

Rohingya crisis: a dialogue for change 

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Cost: Free. Registration is required.

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

Two people talking at a table.

Night of the disappeared

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Cost: Free

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

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

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

A blue beaded flower on a black and red background.

Celebrate Nelson Mandela

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Cost: Free

Location: All galleries

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

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

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

Three images of the performers.

Transforming the Ways We Lead

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Cost: Free

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

People sitting in an audience.

Canoes, Colonialism and Reconciliation 

June 10, 2018

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Level 3 - Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation

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

 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

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

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

Dancers in traditional dress