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Our Communications team understands that you often need interviews, information and visuals as quickly as possible to meet your deadlines. We’re happy to help! 

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Recent news releases

Museum invites social sharing through video stories

Winnipeg - March 30, 2020

Online features encourage focus on human rights during pandemic

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CMHR to close due to risks from COVID-19

Winnipeg - March 13, 2020

Due to public health risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, all national museums of Canada – including the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) – have made the decision to close their doors to visitors and all other groups, effective tomorrow (Saturday, March 14) until further

CBC science journalist Bob McDonald to speak to students about climate action at CMHR

Winnipeg - February 28, 2020

Students from 64 Manitoba schools will join CBC national science journalist Bob McDonald and CBC Manitoba meteorologist John Sauder for an exciting mass youth event about climate change next Tuesday at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR). The event – originally planned with America

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Photo gallery

If you can’t find what you are looking for here, please contact maureen.fitzhenry@humanrights.ca (media only) as additional images may be available.

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Photo: CMHR, Aaron Cohen

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About the architecture

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Our history

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Upcoming events

There’s always something amazing happening here. See what’s coming up next.

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Exhibitions

A sampling of current and upcoming special exhibitions can be found here.

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We welcome families

Visitors of all ages are invited to explore! Browse these ideas for an inspiring family experience.

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Awards

This world-class museum has won dozens of awards and accolades. We're proud of this list.

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