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Canada Day Events at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Jul 01, 2017

  • Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir performance – the Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir will perform on the Museum’s outdoor amphitheatre (weather permitting) from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on July 1.
  • We Are Canada interactive digital mapping experience: From June 22 to July 1, visitors are invited to take part in an interactive digital mosaic in the CMHR’s Buhler Hall. Visitors can take a photo of their face, which will then be instantly displayed on the wall with an overlay of an iconic Canadian landscape. All of the faces that have contributed to the installation will be put into a digital mosaic. 
  • In-gallery activities: Several activities will be offered in-gallery for visitors on July 1.  This includes a Haudenosaunee Bone and Toggle Game in the Indigenous Perspectives gallery, an interactive "Canadians in Conversation" activity on L2, and a graffiti wall on L1 inviting people to express their opinion on what it means to be Canadian, among others.
  • Show your Pride and receive $5 admission – On July 1, visitors are invited to show their Canadian pride and receive reduced admission. Wear red and white, paint your face, sing ‘Happy birthday’ to Canada and get into the CMHR for $5!
  • Foodie journey across Canada at ERA Bistro – From June 18 to July 1, take a culinary trip across Canada at ERA Bistro in the CMHR. Each day, ERA will feature a special dish from one of Canada’s provinces and territories.
  • Points of View photography exhibition – On June 22, 2017, the CMHR will launch its newest Canada 150-themed exhibition. This national juried human rights photography exhibition invites people living in Canada to share their views on human rights with visitors from around the world. The photographs in the exhibition explore human rights within four themes: Freedom of Expression, Reconciliation, Human Rights and the Environment, and Inclusion and Diversity.  The launch event takes place on Thursday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m. Join us to celebrate the opening of this new exhibition.
  • Our Canada, My Story: This Canada 150-themed exhibition, which opened in February 2017, provides a glimpse into some of the current perspectives and lived human rights experiences of Canadians across the country. Through a series of intimate and engaging films, seven personal stories are presented to encourage reflection and dialogue about human rights in Canada today

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Street: 85 Israel Asper Way