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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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November 2023

In conversation with Indigenous veteran Devin Beaudry

Friday, November 10, 2023

Cost: Free

Location: Canadian Journeys gallery, Level 2, Canadian Museum for Human Rights

A close-up of a fiery red poppy in a field of poppies. The picture has been stylized so that only the red flowers are in vivid colour and the surrounding field is in black and white.

Remembering Indigenous veterans

Friday, November 3, 2023

Cost:

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

The National Aboriginal Veterans monument, an outdoor statue featuring three Indigenous veterans, a bear, a wolf and an eagle taking flight on top.

October 2023

Brunch at Drag-ula’s Den

Sunday, October 29, 2023 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $36 per person.

Location: Boreal Bistro, Level 1, Canadian Museum for Human Rights

A vampire dressed in a velvety red dress peeks through a red wooden box with her long, black nails.

Migration Moon: Share a pipe ceremony and potluck

October 21, 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 large number of snow geese along with a few Ross’s geese fly across a grey sky.

September 2023

Take part in “reconcili‐action” at the CMHR

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Cost: Free

Location: Garden of Contemplation, Level 3

An image of an orange shirt with the text Every Child Matters is projected on an exterior wall of the Museum.

Nuit Blanche 2023

September 23, 2023

Cost: Free

Location: At the Museum

Many people stand between two intricately patterned joined mirrors that reflect green lights and a throng of onlookers.

The Mating Moon – How do we stay thankful in the era of swiping?

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Cost: Free, registration required

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

The cut cross-section of an old tree reveals its many, many rings and splits in the wood that developed over time.

Human Rights Through Film: Someone Lives Here and discussion with the filmmakers

September 22 to 27, 2023

Cost: CMHR Members: Free, General Tickets: $10 Cinematheque is offering a pay-what-you-can option for this film.

Location: Dave Barber Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg

A drawing of a wooden shelter is covered in strips that comprise human faces.

Woman, Life, Freedom

September 16, 2023 to March 31, 2024

Cost: This space is free to access

Location: The Forks North Portage Partnership Classroom Lobby

A white banner hangs on a wall, bearing the words "Woman, Life, Freedom" in black. Small coloured squares with text are attached to the banner around the text.

World Wellness Day at the Museum

September 15 and 16, 2023

Cost:

Location: Throughout the Museum

A ballet slipper lies in a tall prairie grass field near a large glass building.

August 2023

Human Rights Through Film: Bones of Crows

August 25 to 31, 2023

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

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

An Indigenous woman stands in a field of prairie grasses. There is a blue sky with grey clouds behind her as the sun shines on her.

Celebrate Emancipation Day at the Museum

Friday, August 4, 2023

Cost: Free ticket recommended

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

A crowded hall of people.

July 2023

Cree Métis beading with Knowledge Keeper Marilyn Dykstra

Sunday, July 30

Cost: Included with admission

Location: Level 5 – PCL terrace

A pair of light purple felt earrings with dark purple sewn borders. In the middle of the earrings are beaded flowers.

Learning to fly right

July 29, 2023

Cost: Free, registration required

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

Fifteen geese fly in formation across a blue sky with mauve-coloured clouds. Beneath the flock, a rising hill is covered with spruce trees and a few white houses.

Cree earring beading with Knowledge Keeper Marilyn Dykstra

Sunday, July 9, 2023

Cost: Included with admission

Location: Level 5 – PCL terrace

Brightly coloured beads in various shapes and sizes hang from hooks on a white pegboard.

Peyakôskan: One family, one bond, one nation

Saturday, July 8, 2023

Cost: Free, registration required.

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

A patch of bright yellow dandelions with green leaves, photographed from above.

Summertime tunes on the patio

Fridays in July and August

Cost: Free, reservations available. To reserve, call Boréal Bistro: 204-289-2187.

Location: Patio on Level 1

A performance microphone in the foreground reflects red and gold lights. Blurred in the background are patio lights.

Project of Heart: Engaging with Empathy

Saturday, July 1 to Sunday, July 2, 2023

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Level 5 – PCL terrace

Small decorated wood tiles sit on a black backdrop. Some display images of families, others show messages like "Every child matters," "Be kind" and "Human is Human."

June 2023

Human Rights Through Film: Tori and Lokita

June 30 to July 6, 2023

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

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

Lokita, a 16-year-old migrant from Cameroon, has her arm around Tori, an 11-year-old from Benin. She is looking away, her expression tense and worried, while he looks intensely at her.

Cree beading with Knowledge Keeper Marilyn Dykstra

Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25, 2023

Cost: Included with admission

Location: Level 5 – PCL terrace

Two outline beading flowers with two tobacco ties on a dream catcher.

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