Points of Interest

The following are a few points of interest in Winnipeg for those working within Indigenous Studies. All of these highlights are located in downtown Winnipeg, within a short walking or driving distance from both Red River College as well as the nearby hotels listed. The travel times noted beside each address are from Red River College. During your time at the conference, we hope that you have some time to experience some of these attractions.


The Urban Shaman Art Gallery
290 McDermot Avenue (2 minute drive / 4 minute walk)
The Urban Shaman is an Aboriginal artist-run gallery
that is dedicated to meeting the needs of artists by 
providing a vehicle for artistic expression through
numerous different mediums. 
For more information Click Here

The Manitoba Museum
190 Rupert Avenue (3 minute drive / 7 minute walk)
The Manitoba Museum has exhibits on planetary and
human history, with bones, dioramas, and a planetarium. 
For more information Click Here

Canadian Museum for Human Rights
85 Israel Asper Way (6 minute drive)
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is a national 
museum located adjacent to the forks, and is the first
museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration, 
and future of human rights. 
For more information to Click Here

The Forks 
1 Forks Market Road (7 minute drive)
The Forks is a large riverside community hub with a variety
of shopping, dining and recreational activities.
For more information Click Here 

The Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Boulevard (7 minute drive)
The Winnipeg Art Gallery is a public art gallery featuring 
European paintings, contemporary art work and Inuit
sculptures. 
For more information Click Here

Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum
494 Tache Avenue (7 minute drive) 
The Saint-Boniface Museum contains artifacts related to 
French speaking and Métis societies, housed in a historic
former convent.
For more information Click Here
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