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News Releases

June 18, 2018
Media advisory / photo opportunity   Winnipeg – June 18, 2018 – The summer solstice will be celebrated in the spirit of reconciliation at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights this Thursday on national Indigenous Peoples Day, with a free concert featuring Indian City, Kinnie Starr and Scott Nolan...
June 7, 2018
CMHR – Jessica Sigurdson   For immediate release Fight for freedom showcased through dramatic visuals, digital technology Winnipeg – June 7, 2018 – Visitors to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) can experience the tiny cell where Nelson Mandela spent 18 of his 27 years in prison, take...
June 5, 2018
Winnipeg – June 5, 2018 – A unique new program developed by The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg) and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will help business executives and organizational leaders shape workplace cultures that respect Indigenous and human rights. As Canadians work to...
May 24, 2018
Rhythm of Indonesia. Photo: CMHR/Doug Little   Media advisory / photo opportunity Winnipeg – May 24, 2018 – A showcase of vibrant dancing and drumming by diverse Asian-Canadian and Indigenous performers will be held at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) this Sunday to mark the end of...
May 16, 2018
Media advisory   Winnipeg – May 16, 2018 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) is getting set to welcome summer visitors and tourists from across Canada and around the world. Starting Monday, May 21, the Museum will be open seven days a week until after Labour Day. Hours are 10 a.m. to...
March 23, 2018
Media advisory   CMHR President’s Lecture series continues with scholar John Borrows Winnipeg – March 23, 2018 – Anishinaabe scholar, author and lawyer John Borrows will deliver the second address in the President’s Lecture Series, introduced this year at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (...
March 22, 2018
For immediate release   Vancouver – March 21, 2018 – Over 60 per cent of visitors to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in 2016-17 came from outside of Winnipeg, the Museum announced at its Annual Public Meeting held in Vancouver today.  Growing recognition of the CMHR as a world-...
March 20, 2018
Media advisory Free admission all week for children 12 and under Winnipeg – March 20, 2018 – Families and young visitors can connect with themes of freedom of expression and language rights during spring break at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), through art projects, storytelling,...