Genocide Education: Two Museums in Dialogue

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Canadian Museum for Human Rights

85 Israel Asper Way

Winnipeg, MB R3C 0L5


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April is Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month.

In 20th century, the world has witnessed several horrific genocides.

What role can museums play? How can museums educate the public, and especially youth, about genocide and mass atrocities?

Join our President and CEO John Young and Olesia Stasiuk, General Director of the national Holodomor memorial in Ukraine, for what promises to be an insightful discussion. They will share their perspectives on what works and doesn’t work in their own institutions.

Olesia Stasiuk’s presentation and discussion with John Young will be delivered in Ukrainian with consecutive translation into English.

The evening includes the screening of the short documentary Covering the Holodomor: Memory Eternal, a collaborative project between the two museums, and an audience question-and-answer period.

A new exhibition from the national Holodomor memorial in Ukraine will be on display during the event, sponsored by Ucrainica Research Institute.

When: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
6 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Meet and greet. Light food and refreshments will be served.
7 to 8:30 p.m. - Program with film screening and discussion.

Where: Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Cost: This is a free event.

The Museum is proud to present this program in partnership with:

The Museum is proud to present this program in partnership with:

National Museum “Holodomor Victims Memorial,” Kyiv, Ukraine

Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Provincial Council, Holodomor Education and Awareness Committee

Additional public events will be held across Canada in partnership with:

Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies

Holodomor Research and Education Consortium

Ukrainian Canadian Congress – National

Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Alberta

Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Edmonton

Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Saskatchewan

Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Saskatoon

Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Niagara

Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Ottawa

Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Quebec


What are my transportation/parking options?

Public parking is available at metered lots around the Museum.

The Museum's Accessible Drop-off Entrance has four parking stalls and brings visitors right to the doors of the Museum. A valid provincial permit must be displayed in the vehicle to park in these stalls. Additional accessible parking can be found along Israel Asper Way.

All Museum entrances are accessible to people using wheeled devices and people who prefer to avoid stairs. The Accessible Drop-off Entrance allows passengers to be dropped off in close proximity to entry doors.

Winnipeg Transit has 33 routes that service The Forks and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. With stops on Main Street just outside Union Station, on William Stephenson Way, and on Israel Asper Way, getting to the Museum by bus couldn’t be easier.

Use Winnipeg Transit’s online trip planner, Navigo, to plan your trip to the Museum.

For cyclists, the Museum has bike racks at the Main Entrance and the Group Entrance.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Telephone: 204-289-2000 Outside Winnipeg: 1-877-877-6037 Fax: 204-289-2001 TTY: 204-289-2050

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Will this event be bilingual?

This event will be presented in English only.

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