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News Releases

January 3, 2019
For immediate release Family tour, school program, special events added to popular show CMHR – Aaron Cohen   Winnipeg – January 3, 2019 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) announced today that its exhibition Mandela: Struggle for Freedom will be extended until October 14, 2019 due to...
December 13, 2018
For immediate release Free admission for kids, family-friendly activities at CMHR Winnipeg - December 13, 2018 –This holiday season, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is filled with activities for the whole family that explore human rights in everyday life. Kids aged 12 and under get in...
December 6, 2018
Turning Points for Humanity gallery. Photo: CMHR-Steve Chronic   Media advisory / photo opportunity Free admission, citizenship ceremony, in-gallery activity on Sunday Winnipeg – December 6, 2018 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations’ ...
December 3, 2018
Media advisory Winnipeg – December 3, 2018 – Indigenous leader Derek Nepinak is spending 27 hours in an eight-foot by seven-foot replica of Nelson Mandela’s tiny jail cell as a personal journey to reflect on the parallels between the apartheid system in South Africa and the experience of...
November 20, 2018
For immediate release Winnipeg – November 19, 2018 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) today celebrated the launch of Canada’s new $10 banknote, which is covered with imagery that promotes equality and human rights. Featuring a dominant portrait of Viola Desmond as the first iconic...
November 7, 2018
Aaron Cohen/CMHR   Media advisory / photo opportunity Free film screening, free admission for veterans on Remembrance Day weekend Winnipeg – November 7, 2018 – A poppy-red tower will glow atop the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) this weekend in honour of Remembrance Day and the 100th...
October 23, 2018
Media advisory Twice-poisoned Putin opponent headlines CMHR event on October 30 Winnipeg – October 23, 2018 –  One of Russia’s most outspoken advocates for democracy and human rights will speak at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) on October 30 as part of its President’s Lecture Series...
September 18, 2018
CMHR, Aaron Cohen   For immediate release Winnipeg – September 18, 2018 – Delegates from human rights museums in 20 countries around the world will gather at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg September 25 to 28 for a conference of the Federation of International Human...