Refuge Canada

Refuge Canada

Refuge Canada provides the context for Canada’s place in the global refugee crisis and brings to light the challenges faced by refugees in Canada.

Draws upon oral histories and quotes from personal accounts; includes original artefacts, archival and contemporary images and news footage; Interdisciplinary experience, combining aspects of history, personal experiences and challenging range of views, labels, myths and stereotypes about refugees. Multimedia including digital interactives and a UNHCR refugee tent immersive setting.

Languages: French, English
Rental Cost: Under $20,000 (USD)
Shipping Cost: Inbound, one-way
Insurance: Additional
Minimum Rental Period: 12 weeks
Size: Under 5000 sq ft / 465 sq m
Availability: 2020 and beyond
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Supplementary Materials: Educational materials

English Prospectus

la description et les specifications de l’exposition

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Halifax NS
March 10 – November 11, 2018

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, Brampton Ontario
May 31 – September 13, 2019

Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, Medicine Hat, AB
September 2019 – January 2020

Nanaimo Museum, Nanaimo, BC
January – May, 2020

The Sir Alexander Galt Museum & Archives, Lethbridge AB
September 26, 2020 – Jan 10, 2021


For more information, please contact:

Lending Organization: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Contact Person: Michèle Gervais, Curatorial Projects Coordinator
Telephone: +1-902-425-7770 ext. 280