Our Canada, My Story
Currently on display in the Embassy of Canada’s art gallery is Our Canada, My Story, a travelling interactive exhibition developed by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights which uses video vignettes to showcase uplifting, contemporary stories of seven remarkable people that explore their struggles for equality, inclusion and dignity:
Our Canada, My Story invites visitors to make connections that challenge perceptions, celebrate diversity, and consider what links us all as Canadians. The gallery is set up with viewing pod and lounge area where visitors can select from a tablet any of the seven short (approx. 5 min) stories to watch.
The Government of Canada is strongly committed to diversity, equality, and inclusion (DEI), and the Embassy has a DEI pledge that commits each of us to do our part to eradicate systemic racism and discrimination at work, at home and in our communities. DEI also one of the six pillars of The Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership, where both countries set out a blueprint to overcome the daunting challenges of today and realize the full potential of the relationship into the future.
Our Canada, My Story will be exhibited at the Embassy of Canada’s art gallery until January 2023 before moving on to one of our other U.S. missions. Located at 501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, the gallery is accessible Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, free of charge.
You are encouraged and welcome to drop in to visit over the upcoming months!
501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm, free of charge.