Travelling exhibitions

The Museum offers a variety of travelling exhibitions on a wide range of themes, sizes and price points to engage your community, classroom or organization. Our goal is to bring engaging human rights experiences to as many people and places as possible sparking conversation and inspiring engagement with important issues, events, people and stories.

Travelling exhibitions listing

Beyond the Beat

Explore ground‐breaking and history‐making moments where music played a pivotal role in social and political transformation. Learn about music that changed the world.

The entrance to a museum exhibit with a graphic panel includes colourful rays and text that reads “Beyond the Beat: Music of Resistance and Change” in English and French. A projected image of a pile of various speakers fills the adjacent wall.

Love in a Dangerous Time

From the 1950s to the 1990s, the Government of Canada targeted members of the civil service, military and RCMP for being (or suspected of being) LGBT. Learn about this dark period of Canadian history and the work to dismantle the LGBT Purge and the ongoing fight to defend 2SLGBTQI+ rights today.

A group of people protesting on the sidewalk in front of an office building. They are holding protest signs and banners and are arranged three and four deep. A police officer watches them.

Love in a Dangerous Time Pop‐Up

Learn how 2SLGBTQI+ members of the Canadian military, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and federal civil service were investigated, interrogated and removed from their jobs.

A group of people sitting on benches and standing in a dark wood panelled room. They are clapping and smiling.

The Witness Blanket

The Witness Blanket is a powerful art installation created by master carver Carey Newman to recognize the atrocities of the residential school era, honour the children and symbolize ongoing reconciliation.

Right view of a structure of vertical wood panels covered in patterns of images, with a white wooden door at the centre.