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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 2023

Still Working 9 to 5

Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms, Level 1

Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton sitting on a couch together.

The Mariachi Ghost

Friday, March 3, 2023, 8:30 p.m. — 11 p.m.

Cost: General tickets: $15; Member tickets: $12

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

The Mariachi Ghost band members, dressed in traditional Mexican mariachi outfits and makeup.

Rendez‐vous de la Francophonie 2023

March 1 to March 31, 2023

Cost: Free

Location:

Two people dressed in chic clothes smile as confetti falls on them and hold theatre masks, in front of a colourful background.

February 2023

Awasisuk

February 28, 2023 to September 4, 2023

Cost: This space is free to access.

Location: The Forks North Portage Partnership Classroom Lobby

A section of an orange jingle dress is shown. Jingles, or small silver cone-shaped pendants, are visible at the top of the image. Under them, seven human figures are shown, all in various colours and sizes. One of the figures is wearing an orange shirt. These human figures are holding hands inside a multicoloured tipi.

Ukrainian Artists United Launch

February 24, 2023, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1

A woman in a long white dress stands in a field holding a bandura, a Ukrainian plucked string folk instrument.

Member Wellness Talk: Physical activity in an aging population

Thursday, February 23 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Cost: Registration required at humanrights.ca. See below for more information.

Location: Senator Nancy Ruth Boardroom, Level 6

An older couple is walking through a wooded area using nordic poles.

Anti‐Black Racism: A mental health concern

February 22, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, MTS Classrooms, Level 1

Close-up of a dark-skinned person sitting on a couch, with their hands clasped on their lap.

Canada’s Game for All

February 16, 2023, 6:45 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: MTS Classrooms, Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Two people wearing hockey skates and holding hockey sticks sit on the boards of a hockey rink.

Noir et fier Artisanal Market

February 10, 2023, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m., February 11, 2023, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall

A display of colourful beaded bracelets are displayed for sale.

Night of Ideas

February 3, 2023 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Cost: Free, no registration required

Location:

Interactive screen depicts human figures writing “welcome” in several different languages.

“Métissages”: Dual identities

February 3, 2023 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Cost: Free, registration required

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

A panel of five people are seated in front of a large crowd inside the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

January 2023

Remembering through music

January 27, 2023

Cost: Free

Location: Garden of Contemplation, Level 3

Several restored violins are pictured leaning on each other in a pile. Each of the violins carry at least one Star of David

December 2022

Live music at Cloud Coffee

Tuesday, December 27 – Saturday, December 31, 1:00 p.m. – 3 p.m. daily

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Cloud Coffee, Level 5

A cello player and guitar player chat and play music together in a café.

Get crafty with ArtsJunktion

December 27 – 31, 11:00 a.m. — 2 p.m.

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation, Level 3

Children of different ages are sitting around a table doing crafts.

Esprit de Choeur Choir Performance

Sunday, December 11, 2022 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1

Women’s choir members are dressed in black and posed along an outdoor wooden staircase.

The Water Walker

Saturday, December 10, 2022, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: Free

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

Artwork by Métis artist Christi Belcourt depicting figures gathered underwater surrounded by fish, otters and turtles. They are drumming, singing and praying for the water.

Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

Saturday, December 10, 2022 from noon to 3 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation, Level 3

Close-up of someone pouring coffee from a Jebena, a traditional Ethiopian coffee pot.

Celebrate Human Rights Day

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Cost: Free

Location: Entire Museum

Three young children look at photographs and a text display.

November 2022

Holiday wreathmaking workshops

November 26 and 27, 2022

Cost: $40 per kit/person, tax included, with proceeds to United Way.

Location: Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation, Level 3

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.

A conversation on “Métis Memories of Residential Schools”

November 25, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Cost: Free, registration required

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers’ Society Classrooms on Level 1

A black-haired woman appears to be in an abstract, colourful windstorm with red and blue.