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Exhibitions

ARTiculate Our Rights

July 15 to October 31, 2020

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A colourful collage of artwork. In one section, the image of a bloody, brown clenched fist has the words, "I matter" underneath. Another section contains images of diverse faces, with the words "une" and "voice" above it. One section is full of a network of squiggly lines and the words "Yes", "No" and "Bipolar". Another section includes the images of two smiling young men of different racial backgrounds.

Exhibitions

ARTiculate Our Rights

July 15 to October 31, 2020

What human rights matter to youth today? What kind of future do they envision? In this vibrant art exhibition, Manitoba youth express their views about human rights for themselves, their families, and their communities. Their thought‐provoking artwork covers a range of issues that impact us all.

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A colourful collage of artwork. In one section, the image of a bloody, brown clenched fist has the words, "I matter" underneath. Another section contains images of diverse faces, with the words "une" and "voice" above it. One section is full of a network of squiggly lines and the words "Yes", "No" and "Bipolar". Another section includes the images of two smiling young men of different racial backgrounds.

Stories

From refugee to firefighter

By Maureen Fitzhenry

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A smiling man stands in front of a fire truck.

Graphic truths

By Stephen Carney

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The covers of many graphic novels.

Dick Patrick: An Indigenous veteran’s fight for inclusion

By Jason Permanand and Steve McCullough

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A snow-covered country road with mountains in the background.

Jody Williams and the campaign to ban landmines

By Julia Peristerakis

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A woman sitting on a chair with hands clasped looks thoughtfully ahead, as if answering a question.

Travis Price’s act of kindness

By Julia Peristerakis

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Six teenagers and a middle-aged woman stand with their arms around each other and are smiling for the camera. They are all wearing pink shirts.

The power of individual stories

By Javier Torres

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A dark-haired man speaks to a group of four onlookers, using his arms to illustrate a point. He is facing the group, which can only be seen from behind. The man is wearing a black shirt with a Museum logo and a lanyard with a nametag. Behind him is a large exhibit with items behind glass and a large map.

Stories

From refugee to firefighter

By Maureen Fitzhenry

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A smiling man stands in front of a fire truck.

Graphic truths

By Stephen Carney

Tags for Graphic truths

The covers of many graphic novels.

Dick Patrick: An Indigenous veteran’s fight for inclusion

By Jason Permanand and Steve McCullough

Tags for Dick Patrick: An Indigenous veteran’s fight for inclusion

A snow-covered country road with mountains in the background.

Jody Williams and the campaign to ban landmines

By Julia Peristerakis

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A woman sitting on a chair with hands clasped looks thoughtfully ahead, as if answering a question.

Travis Price’s act of kindness

By Julia Peristerakis

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Six teenagers and a middle-aged woman stand with their arms around each other and are smiling for the camera. They are all wearing pink shirts.

The power of individual stories

By Javier Torres

My name is Javier Torres. In 2015, I moved to Winnipeg and became a Program Interpreter at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Many of my friends in Quebec City wanted to know: Why did you choose to work at a museum for human rights in Winnipeg?

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A dark-haired man speaks to a group of four onlookers, using his arms to illustrate a point. He is facing the group, which can only be seen from behind. The man is wearing a black shirt with a Museum logo and a lanyard with a nametag. Behind him is a large exhibit with items behind glass and a large map.