Canada Post celebrates opening of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights with new stampAug 19

Canada Post has issued a new stamp to mark the opening of Canada’s new national museum, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), which will welcome its first visitors exactly one month from today. The new stamp, featuring the tower and curving glass façade of the building, goes on sale today.

Canadian Museum for Human Rights releases new promo spots in lead-up to official openingAug 14

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Winnipeg – August 14, 2014 – Two new video spots aimed at building national awareness of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will begin airing across Canada this week, building on two earlier messages already screened more than 8,300 times on national and regional television since early June.

The new 30-second promotional videos feature sweeping visuals of Canada’s new national museum and promote the CMHR as a stunning tourist destination and global hub of human rights education.

CMHR spotlights 10 stories from 10 galleriesAug 13

Human rights stories showcased in lead-up to September opening

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WINNIPEG, MB August 13, 2014 - The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) today shone a spotlight on 10 stories from its 10 core galleries, sharing the diversity of content that visitors will find in the Museum when it opens in September. 

CMHR works with Canadian War Museum to present “Peace” as first temporary exhibitAug 7

Two national Canadian museums are working together to present “Peace – The Exhibition” as the first exhibit to be shown in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ (CMHR) Expressions gallery, a space for temporary exhibits, when it opens in September 2014.

Canadian Concert for Human Rights, full weekend of free family events to mark CMHR official openingJul 24

Nationally recognized musicians, children’s activities, local culture and tours all part of weekend-long RightsFest celebrating CMHR inauguration

Canadian Museum for Human Rights announces partnership with Rogers to broadcast official opening ceremonies and concert, September 19 and 20Jul 24

Multiplatform viewing available on City, OMNI, APTN,,, and

CMHR highlights human rights on Canada Day Jun 26

Outdoor public tours kick off Canada’s History Week celebrations The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) will offer a day of free outdoor public tours on July 1 to celebrate Canada 147th birthday and highlight the evolution of human rights and responsibilities in the history of our nation.

100-day countdown begins today for CMHR opening Jun 12

Today marks 100 days until the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) opens its doors to the public as Canada’s new national museum on September 20, 2014.

CMHR announces admission prices and hoursJun 5

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) today announced admission prices and operating hours for Canada’s new national museum, which opens in September 2014.

CMHR announces first international education agreementJun 3

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) today announced its first international education agreement, with the International Human Rights Institute for Peace (2idhp), located in Caen, in northwestern France.