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Orange Shirt Days @ the Manitoba Museum

September 30, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
190 Rupert Avenue, Winnipeg
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🗓️ September 30 – October 2, 2023
⏰ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
🏠 190 Rupert Ave

No tickets required. Capacity in Planetarium and Science Gallery is limited. 

To honour the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Manitoba Museum is pleased to provide complimentary admission to the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery and Planetarium from Saturday, September 30 to Monday, October 2. We invite guests to wear orange.

Orange Shirt Days @ the Manitoba Museum feature special, all-day programming focused on the history of Indian Residential Schools and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Calls to Action. Please join us for a time of learning and reflection offered in partnership with the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

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Program highlights:

  • A self-guided trail through the Museum Galleries highlighting exhibits and videos relevant to the history of Indian Residential Schools and the TRC Calls to Action.  Daily between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • View the Mackay Residential School Survivors Group pop-up art exhibit Alloway Hall and participate in a collaborative art activity, share your thoughts, and make your own commitment to take action for Reconciliation. Daily between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Performances by Beautiful Cloud Company Powwow Dancers in Alloway Hall. Daily at 1:00 pm
  • Special showings in the Planetarium
    • Legends of the Northern Sky daily at 11:00 am and 1:30 pm
    • Worlds of Ice at 12:15 pm and 3:00 pm
  • Film screening in the Auditorium
    • The Long Ride Home (65 min) daily at 11:30 am and 2:45 pm
    • It Had to be Done (22 min) daily at 2:00 pm

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Manitoba Museum,190 Rupert Avenue
Winnipeg,R3B 0N2CA
Event Details
30 September 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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