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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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December 2019

Free Friday night at the Museum!

December 6, 2019

Cost: Free after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

Three women pose in front of a black wall.

November 2019

Friday Night Rights

November 29, 2019

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

A group of young adults talk excitedly while walking up a set of illuminated ramps.

Members’ Paint Night

November 26, 2019

Cost: $25 for members; $30 for guest (one ticket available per member)

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

Artists’ paintbrushes of various sizes, lengths and colours in a metal container.

Friday Night Rights

November 22, 2019

Cost: $5 after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

A large crowd in a museum gallery. There is a curved bench in the centre of the room. The display consists of a series of portraits above alcoves each containing a different exhibit.

National book launch: ‘Picking up the Pieces’

November 20, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: Level 2 - Canadian Journeys

A man wearing traditional Indigenous regalia and headdress stands in front of an art installation made of wooden panels with embedded objects.

The relevance of the Holodomor today

November 18, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

A young girl stands facing the camera with a sorrowful expression, clutching a shawl around her.

The Future of Human Rights in Canada gala

November 3, 2019

Cost: rsvpgala@friendsofcmhr.com or call 204-938-2670.

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

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A gala event.

Conversation Circle: Identity and sense of belonging

November 1, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: Meet at Group Entrance

A small group of people stand in a semicircle in front of large screen displays.

First free Friday night at the Museum!

November 1, 2019

Cost: Free after 5 p.m.

Location: All spaces

Guests at an event talking and drinking white wine.

October 2019

Poppy Blanket Project

October 27, 2019

Cost: Free

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

Two people are working at a table full of poppies.

Teacher appreciation days

October 26 and 27, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: Level 5 Terrace Galleries

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

Euromaidan virtual reality experience

Friday, October 25, 2019

Cost: Free

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

Two people laying red flowers at a memorial. In the background a dozen other people are standing in front of debris, such as rocks, metal sheeting and cement barriers painted with blue and yellow Ukrainian flags and lettering.

Exhibit Launch – Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Cost: Free ticket required

Location: Level 5 - Rights Today

Two women are standing in front of a hut with a straw roof, looking at the camera. The younger woman on the right is smiling and embracing the one on the left.

Indigenous Perspectives on Reconciliation

Wednesdays, October 16, 23 and 30, 2019

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

Location: CMHR, Manitoba Teachers Society Classrooms on Level 1

A smiling woman faces the camera with her hands on her hips.

Big Brother is watching

October 1, 2019

Cost:

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

A portrait of a smiling woman standing with arms crossed in front of a white backdrop.

September 2019

Supreme Court of Canada at the Museum

September 25, 2019

Cost: Free

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

A room full of audience members sitting. One woman is standing and smiling holding a microphone.

Member appreciation event

Thursday, September 19

Cost: Free ticket required, available online or call 204-289-2000.

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

A party is taking place in a large room. Guests are gathered around tables holding glasses and chatting. Purple and blue light is cast throughout the room.

August 2019

Labour Rights Tour

Daily, August 26 to September 2, 2019

Cost:

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

A large group of women sitting and sewing. Others are standing behind them in a room crowded with textiles.

Karakoro live at the Museum!

August 18, 2019

Cost: $25, $20 for members

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

A drumming troupe dancing on a stage. The drums and parts of their costumes are a bright red.

July 2019

Canada Day 2019!

Monday, July 1, 2019

Cost: Gallery admission – $5, Choral performance – free

Location: CMHR, Moe Levy Amphitheatre

A close-up image of a Canadian flag, with a focus on the red maple leaf.