Past Events: Past Events

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

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January 2021

Annual public meeting

January 26, 2021

Cost: Free registration required

Location: Online program (Zoom)

Exterior view of the Museum in Winter.

Protecting human rights during COVID‐19

January 19, 2021

Cost: Free registration required

Location: Online program (Zoom)

National flags fly side-by-side on tall flag poles.

November 2020

The age of artificial intelligence

November 19, 2020

Cost: Free

Location: Online program (Zoom)

A smiling woman with purple hair wearing a t-shirt.

Gala 2020: Raising Our Voices 

November 18, 2020

Cost: Individual ticket: $50
Household ticket: $250
Student ticket: $25

Location: Online program

An exterior view of the Museum.

May 2020

‘The Rescue: A Live Film‐Concerto’ digital broadcast premiere

Monday, May 25, 2020

Cost: Free

Location: Online program (Zoom)

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 hallway.

NFB Short films, a live presentation

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Cost: Free

Location: Online program (Zoom)

Graphic illustration of rows of people in colourful t-shirts looking at one another.

April 2020

Friday Night Rights: $5 after 5 p.m.

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

A man and woman stand looking at a double-sided video screen in a museum gallery. The man is pointing at the screen.

Friday Night Rights: Jazz it up!

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

Two people gaze out a tall glass window at a sunset over a cityscape.

Friday Night Rights: Enjoy Latin jazz

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

A man wearing a fedora plays a guitar while sitting outside on a bench. There are trees in the background.

Free Friday night: Get your game on!

CANCELLED

Cost: Free after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

Three young women and two young men sit around a table playing a board game. There are other people playing board games at tables in the background.

March 2020

Spring Break 2020

CANCELLED

Cost: Museum admission is free for kids 12 and under.

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

A group of children with playfully painted faces laughing and gesturing.

Members’ Book Club: March 2020

CANCELLED

Cost: Members-only event. Free ticket required.

Location: CMHR, Carte International Reference Centre, Level 5

Brightly lit bookshelves.

Conversation Circle: Experiences of women and children

CANCELLED

Cost:

Location: Meet at Group Entrance

A woman points to a wall that says “Time to Act, Rohingya Voices” in both English and French while a small group of people stand and watch.

Friday Night Rights: Women’s rights tours

CANCELLED

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

Two smiling women drink wine in a large room full of people.

Friday Night Rights: Women’s rights tours

March 13, 2020

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

A female tour guide stands with outstretched arms in a museum gallery. Several tour participants are visible in the foreground.

Free Friday night: Celebrate Women’s Day

March 6, 2020

Cost: Free after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

A young woman talks in front of a black wall that says, in large white letters, “Tous les êtres humains naissent libres et égaux en dignité et en droits.” (All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.) There is a circular theatre in the background that resembles a large woven basket.

Women’s rights tour

Daily, March 1 to March 7, 2020

Cost:

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

People standing listening to a Museum guide.

February 2020

Friday Night Rights: Quiz challenge!

February 28, 2020

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

A group of excited people gathered around a table where one man is writing on a piece of paper.

Friday Night Rights: Celebrate Black history

February 21, 2020

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

A museum exhibit that resembles an old-fashioned movie theatre. On one side are large representations of a $10 Canadian banknote featuring a woman’s face.

Black Canadian history

Friday, February 21, 2020

Cost: Free with admission

Location: Galleries

A portrait of a Black woman with long hair wearing a plum-coloured jacket.