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Seeking Home, Finding Peace

Mayse still remembers the day her father was preparing their immigration application when he told her, “All [of] what I’m doing now is for you and your brothers; one day I will tell our immigration story to my grandchildren. When that day comes, I will be living in a safe, friendly and peaceful place...”

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Diversity Spotlight: Souvenir Dance Ensemble

Join us on Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m. for the free Diversity Spotlight film screening of Souvenir Dance Ensemble. This documentary celebrates the 20th anniversary of Nova Scotia’s Souvenir Dance Ensemble of the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts.

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OPEN: May 1, 2014 to October 24, 2014
Seven days a week; 9:30am to 5:30pm

CLOSED: October 25, 2014 to May 2015. Temporarily closed.

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Re-Acting to My Family’s History

When Laura put on an immigration officer hat for a group of students she was working with at the Museum, she was transported back in time in way that she didn’t expect.

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Get to Know…Yulia Sultan Shakh

Immigrant Settlement Integration Services (ISIS) works to welcome immigrants to Nova Scotia. Get to know Yulia Sultan Shakh, one of the many newcomers who have made Halifax home with the help of ISIS.

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Peace – The Exhibition

Come experience peace through a diversity of viewpoints, including: peace activists demonstrating to prevent war, soldiers fighting to end war and immigrants coming to Canada to escape war and its aftermath.

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