Friday Night Rights: The Mariachi Ghost

Enjoy an exciting live performance by this acclaimed Winnipeg band!


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A band of five musicians wearing black-and-white mariachi outfits performs with various instruments. They have skull designs painted on their faces. The stage is floodlit red

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Kick off your weekend the rights way!

Friday Night Rights is a great chance to get together and explore exhibits, share a meal at ERA Bistro, have some drinks or browse in the gorgeous Boutique. (Bistro reservations highly recommended.)


$5 after 5 p.m. for gallery admission
$15 for performance ($12 for members)


All spaces

Experience a thrilling live performance at 9:30 p.m. by acclaimed Winnipeg band The Mariachi Ghost, which summons spectres of old Mexico through traditional song, haunting synths and explosive guitar. The band, which started in 2009 as an art project among friends, now tours internationally. Their first full‐length album won Best World Music Album at the Western Canadian Music Awards. Tickets are $15 ($12 for members) and include gallery admission until 9 p.m.

DJ music will also keep you hopping in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Since March is International Women’s Month, you can also take a special women’s rights guided tour for $5 on top of admission (adult rate). This 75‐minute tour runs at 6 p.m. in English and at 7:30 p.m. in French. First‐come, first‐served, with 25 spots available per tour.

Drinks (cash bar) and snacks will be served with music in Bonnie & John Buhler Hall. 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.

A woman in a long white dress dances with a fan in front of a man playing a ukulele. The man is dressed in black and has a skull mask painted on his face.
Photo: Brad Huhr