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Awards and Accolades

Celebrating excellence and commitment.

We’re honoured to have received national and international recognition across many fields of activity, including accessible and inclusive design, architecture, communications, construction, cultural leadership, education and financial management.

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2017

Advancing Human Rights Education

December 2017

National Black Canadians Summit Awards

Presented to Vice-President Angela Cassie in honour of the International Decade of People of African Descent in Canada

Best Non-profit Social Media Marketing Campaign

June 2017

Hashtag Awards

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by SocialWest

Best Architecture

May 2017

Doors Open Winnipeg People's Choice Award

Presented by Heritage Winnipeg

Inducted into the Circle of Excellence

May 2017

Accessible Cities Award

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Rick Hansen Foundation

Spirit of Winnipeg Awards

March 2017

Design and Building category

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

2016

IAUD 2016 Gold Award

December 2016

Category of Public Space

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the International Association for Universal Design

Best Scenography for a Permanent Collection

November 2016

International Design and Communications Awards

Presented to Ralph Appelbaum Associates for their exhibition design work on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Best Soft Power Cultural Organization

September 2016

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Leading Culture Destinations Awards

International Architecture Award

August 2016

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies

Financial Leadership Award

May 2016

Awards of Excellence in Public Sector Financial Management

Presented to Susanne Robertson, Chief Financial Officer, Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)

Manitoba Communicator of the Year Award

MAY 2016

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for communications surrounding The Witness Blanket exhibition, by the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Public Relations Society

Outstanding Achievement in Education

April 2016

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for the Spirit Panel Project, by the Canadian Museums Association

Outstanding Achievement in New Media

April 2016

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for the Speak Truth to Power Canada program, by the Canadian Museums Association

Interpretation Canada Awards of Excellence — Silver

February 2016

Personalized Interpretation category

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for the Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour, by Interpretation Canada

2015

Good Design Award

December 2015

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies

National Cultural Tourism Award

December 2015

Federal-Provincial-Territorial Culture/Heritage and Tourism Initiative

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC)

1st Place in the Short video competition

November 2015

National Association for Interpretation Media

Presented to North Shore for the film "Childhood Denied: Indian Residential Schools and Their Legacy," produced for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award

November 2015

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Mahatma Gandhi Centre of Canada

Merit Award — Interactive Exhibits category

November 2015

HOW International Design Award
Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by HOW

Premier’s Awards for Design Excellence

October 2015

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Honourable Greg Selinger, Premier of Manitoba.

Access Awards

October 2015

Leadership Award for the Advancement of Accessible Environmental Design, and Award of Excellence in Accessible Architectural Design

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the City of Winnipeg

International Design & Communications Award

September 2015

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Agenda

Silver Plume Award

September 2015

Canada’s Best New or Improved Attractions for Summer

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Where Canada

2016 Gold Award

August 2015

Graphis Competitions Design Annual

Presented to Ralph Appelbaum Associates for their work at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Applied Arts Interactive Award

June 2015

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Applied Arts Inc.

European Design Award — Silver

May 2015

Presented to Gagarin for their work at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Jodi Awards

May 2015

For innovation and excellence in the use of digital media

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Jodi Mattes Trust Awards

Muse Awards

April 2015

Two gold, one silver and one bronze for innovation in digital media

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the American Alliance of Museums

Workforce Planning and Talent Management Award

April 2015

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba

New Partner in Immigrant Employment Award

March 2015

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Manitoba Start Employer Awards

Corporate Award

February 2015

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons at the 31st Great Valentine Gala

2014

Named one of Canada’s Outstanding Employers

November 2014

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by The Learning Partnership

National Project of the Year

November 2014

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by CMD

Presidential Award of Excellence

October 2014

Manitoba Masonry Design Awards

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Antoine Predock and Architecture 49

Award of Excellence

October 2014

Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

The Schreyer Award

October 2014

Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards

Presented to Neb Erakovic, Principal, Yolles, a CH2M Hill Company, for the most technically innovative project, Canadian Museum for Human Rights

National Steel Design Award, Engineering

October 2014

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction

Global Best Cultural Project

May 2014

Engineering News-Record Global Best Projects Awards

Presented to the project team at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

2013

Ontario Steel Design Awards, Award of Excellence –

June 2013

Projects Constructed Outside of Ontario category

Presented to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction