Past Events: Past Events

We explore human rights from many different angles and perspectives. Check out our past events (since March 2018).


Past Events listing

April 2022

Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance

April 20, 2022 to April 22, 2022

Cost: Free


A drive through cinema with cars and a sunset behind the screen

New Beginnings Panel Discussion

April 12, 2022

Cost: Free

Location: Virtual program – Zoom (register below)

Five panels are hung on a wall. The panels contain written text and images.

Nuit des idées 2022

April 8, 2022

Cost: Free

Location: Level 1

Still image from an animation showing human figures writing “welcome” in multiple languages in white and yellow on a purple wall.

March 2022

Spring Break 2022

March 29, 2022 to April 2, 2022

Cost: Free for kids 12 and under

Location: Throughout Museum

People walking up a ramp in the museum.

Annual Public Meeting

March 17, 2022

Cost: Free registration required

Location: Online program (Zoom)

The CMHR’s exterior is seen at night with its glass panels lit up blue, green and purple.

Rendez‐vous de la Francophonie 2022

Tuesday, March 1 to Thursday, March 31, 2022

Cost: Free


Cartoon drawing of a three-eyed pink monster and two human figures in front of a landscape of trees, buildings and mountains.

January 2022

Courage and defiance: The story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes

January 27, 2022

Cost: Free

Location: Online program – Zoom

A black and white image of a man, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, superimposed over an old passport.

December 2021

Photos from immigrant and refugee youth on display at CMHR

December 10, 2021 to June 13, 2022

Cost: This space is free to access.

Location: The Forks North Portage Partnership Classroom Lobby

Close-up of a small plant growing through cracks in a concrete surface.

November 2021

Gala 2021: Raising Our Voices

November 28, 2021


Location: Online program with a limited tickets available for in-person reception.

A large, free-standing art installation contains hundreds of objects. It is framed in cedar and there is an open door in the middle that people can walk through.

Honouring our veterans

November 9, 2021 to November 13, 2021

Cost: Free admission for veterans and serving members.


A huge building with a rounded glass façade is topped by a glowing red tower.

Is Facebook a threat to democracy?

November 9, 2021, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m (CDT)

Cost: Free

Location: Online program – Zoom

An image of transparent hands hovering over a keyboard.

September 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021



People wearing orange T-shirts stand in front of a row of trees. There is long grass in the foreground. The T-shirts bear images of small hand prints grouped in a heart shape with the number 215+ above them.

Art is action

September 28, 2021 at 1 p.m. (CDT)

Cost: Free

Location: Online program (Zoom)

Portion of a large artwork consisting of objects set in cedar frames.

July 2021

Festival of rights: video fun for kids!

July 13 to September 6, 2021

Cost: Free


A performer wearing a tuxedo stands in front of a display of multi-coloured balloons.

June 2021

Indigenous films and filmmakers

June 1 to 30, 2021

Cost: Free

Location: Streaming online in June

A person with long grey hair stands outdoors, with a rolling grassy landscape and cloudy sky in the distance.

May 2021

Combatting anti‐Asian racism in the workplace

May 19, 2021 at 1 p.m (CDT)

Cost: Free

Location: Online program (Zoom)

A man wearing a cloth mask and holding a sign, walking with a group of protestors carrying signs about ending racist violence and anti-Asian racism.

April 2021

The Uyghur Genocide in China

April 22, 2021 at 1 p.m. (CDT)

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom

A young child being carried by an adult looks back over the adult’s shoulder.

March 2021

Discovering Acadia and other places

Rendez‐vous de la francophonie 2021

Cost: Free


A man with a painted face juggles outdoors, as smiling children watch. A city skyline appears behind him at a distance.

Plus haut que les flammes (Higher Than Flames Will Go)

Rendez‐vous de la francophonie 2021

Cost: Free


Several people and one dog sitting and standing in a landfill. A tree sits in the centre of the image and garbage is strewn on the ground.

Explorations (L’envol)

Rendez‐vous de la francophonie 2021

Cost: Free


A wooden block painted with the image of a child, stands on top of a round block. Blocks of varying shapes, colours and sizes appear in the background.