TRAVEL INFORMATION + THINGS TO DO IN WINNIPEG
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Show your conference lanyard and you’ll automatically receive free access to any of the museums listed below!
Winnipeg Art Gallery – 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg
Discover the power of art at the Winnipeg Art Gallery! The WAG is located on Treaty 1 Territory in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. In addition to our extensive collection of Canadian and European art the WAG is home to the largest body of contemporary Inuit art in the world with nearly 14,000 pieces.
INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, currently on view, is an exciting and provocative exhibition that showcases the work of twenty-nine emerging to established contemporary Indigenous artists. The artists in this exhibition explore language, technology, place, space, and gender as they look towards igniting Indigenous futures.
Manitoba Museum – 190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg
Explore Manitoba’s history in our nine Museum Galleries. World-class, meticulously recreated dioramas combine with captivating narratives will transport you to another time and place as you discover the human and natural diversity of our Province. The Museum’s Planetarium uses the latest in digital full-dome projection technology to create an unimaginable sense of the known universe as you leave Earth and travel through the cosmos. In the Science Gallery, you will learn by doing! You can build and test a race car at the Engineered for Speed racetrack or play a video game to learn how sustainable practices can help save Lake Winnipeg.
Canadian Museum for Human Rights – 85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is the world’s only museum that explores human rights as a concept and aspiration. It is not built around a collection of artifacts, but designed to illuminate a powerful idea. Visitors embark on an inspiring journey from darkness to light – exploring global human rights stories through a uniquely Canadian lens.