First free Friday night at the Museum!

Enjoy live art, music, drinks and food while you explore

November 1, 2019

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Guests at an event talking and drinking white wine.

Photo: Destination Canada, William Au

Event details

Kick off your weekend the "rights" way!

The first free Friday night at the Museum is a great chance to get together and explore the exhibits, share a meal and drinks at ERA Bistro, browse through the Boutique, and enjoy live art with music by a DJ.
(Bistro reservations are highly recommended.)


Free after 5 p.m.


All spaces

Watch local artist Kal Barteski create a live performance painting depicting Winnipeg’s skyline (Bonnie & John Buhler Hall) from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m, presented by Tourism Winnipeg. Enjoy music by a DJ all evening.

A woman crouches on the floor, painting artistic script on a large white canvas.

Winnipeg artist Kal Barteski.

Photo: CMHR, John Woods

Drinks (cash bar) and snacks will be served in the Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation and in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall. You’ll also find a pop‐up Boutique.

Explore the Museum’s incredible architecture and exhibits at your leisure, ascending on illuminated alabaster ramps.

Share your night at the Museum by tagging us on Instagram @cmhr_mcdp or use #FridayNightRights #AtCMHR for a chance to be featured on our feed and in our stories.

Please note that this program is subject to change or cancellation.