Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

April 16, 2010 16:46 ET

Canadian Museum for Human Rights Model at the Forks

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) - The Canadian Museum for Human Rights invites media and the public to see the model of the Museum during the Forks Open House this weekend. This is a great opportunity to get an idea of what the Canadian Museum for Human Rights will look like when it opens its doors in 2012. The model was previously featured as part of CentrePlace Manitoba at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and Paralympics.

This advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date: Saturday, April 17, 2010 and Sunday, April 18, 2010
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (CDT)
Place: Forks Market – Centre Court
  201 Forks Market Road

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights was established as a federal Crown corporation on August 10, 2008 by the Government of Canada as Canada's fifth national museum, the first new Canadian museum established since Canada's Centennial celebrations in 1967, and the first national museum to be built outside of the Na­tional Capital Region. The Museum will explore the subject of human rights to enhance the public's understanding of human rights, to promote respect for others, and to encourage reflection and dialogue.

For more information, please visit the Corporation's website at

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