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A black and white photograph of Nelson Mandela standing in front of a podium. He is smiling and waving.

Witness the struggle for freedom that changed everything.

June 2018 to January 2019

Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years, but he never gave in to hate. Walk in the footsteps of the man they called Madiba and learn the legacy of his struggle for freedom.

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Exhibitions and Events

Expand your views on human rights.

Through our galleries and programs, you will encounter thousands of stories featuring people, events and ideas from all over the world. We explore moments of human rights advancement and others of setback. These stories encourage us all to consider how our choices affect others, from our neighbours to people across the globe.

Rights of Passage

December 2017 to October 2018

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A group of women and children sitting together. The two children in the front are looking at the camera.

Métis Beading Workshop

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Cost: Included with admission – Registration required

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A blue beaded flower on a black and red background.

How two teenagers are taking action to make the world aware of the refugee crisis.

August 2017 to October 2018

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A teenage boy holds a life jacket in his hands while he stands behind a dome-like structure made of lifejackets.

Exploring the plight of people seeking asylum in Canada.

November 2017 to October 2018

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A mother with two children crossing the US-Canada border.