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

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom

Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years for fighting against apartheid. This compelling exhibition invites visitors to discover Mandela’s struggle, forgiveness and commitment to building a better world.

People walking past a larger-than-life photo of Nelson Mandela making a speech with his fist raised.

Ododo Wa: Stories of Girls in War

A moving and unforgettable encounter with two Ugandan women who were abducted and held captive by the Lord’s Resistance Army. After their ordeal, they discovered the power of using their voices to find healing and seek justice.

An exhibit of four floor-to-ceiling curved panels covered with photos and text, behind two iPad stands.

Our Canada, My Story

Uplifting, contemporary stories of seven remarkable people invite visitors to make connections that challenge perceptions, celebrate diversity and consider what links us all as Canadians.

A museum display consisting of curved couches, video screens, and larger-than-life photos of diverse people.

Points of View: A National Human Rights Photography Exhibition 

Seventy juried photographs tell stories of passion and protest, family and friendship, suffering and struggle, hunger and hope. A powerful visual array of diverse perspectives and experiences, captured by photographers from across Canada.

A museum exhibit featuring large photographs and interactive displays.

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.