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Recent news

Masks now required at CMHR

Winnipeg - September 15, 2020

Effective today, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) requires face masks to be worn by everyone on its premises, including visitors, staff and volunteers. Exceptions will be made for those under the age of five and for people who cannot wear face masks due to medical conditions. Visitors

A woman wearing a black face mask stands in front of a museum exhibit consisting of red dresses hanging in front of a woodland background.

CMHR welcomes new leader as crucial step towards positive change

Winnipeg - August 10, 2020

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) welcomes today’s announcement of Manitoba human rights lawyer and advocate Isha Khan as its new president and chief executive officer. CMHR Board Chair Pauline Rafferty said the appointment is a crucial and positive step towards rebuilding trust in the

Exterior shot of the Museum at an upward angle.

CMHR releases independent report

Winnipeg - August 5, 2020

CMHR Board announces immediate action on training, reporting and hiring practices; new corporate focus on diversity and inclusion

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Photo: CMHR, Aaron Cohen

About us

About the architecture

Human rights symbolism is embedded in every element of this iconic building. We walk you through it.

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Our history

Built in Winnipeg….for good reason! Find out why.

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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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