During the past century, Winnipeg has confronted two different pandemics with remarkably similar features – the Spanish Influenza of 1918 and COVID-19 of 2020. These outbreaks both involved quarantines, lockdowns and multiple waves of infection. Protests and misinformation stoked public fears as governments struggled to contain the spread. Health professionals, front line workers and volunteers fought to save lives and local businesses. What was our community’s response in perilous times? Will we be better prepared if another pandemic hits? Come explore these questions at our FREE interactive exhibit!


March 24 · Friday · 1:00pm to 7:00pm
March 25 · Saturday · 11:00am to 4:00pm
March 26 · Sunday · 11:00am to 4:00pm
March 27 · Monday · 12:00pm to 5:00pm
March 28 · Tuesday · 12:00pm to 5:00pm
March 29 · Wednesday · 12:00pm to 5:00pm
March 30 · Thursday · 12:00pm to 5:00pm
March 31 · Friday · 12:00pm to 5:00pm


This project was created in partnership with Pattern Interactive and made possible thanks to funding from Canadian Heritage and support from the Winnipeg Free Press.

Virtual Exhibition website

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  • Virus: Making & Breaking the Pandemic
  • Fri., Mar. 24, 2023, - Fri., Mar. 31, 2023, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    450 days ago

  • Millennium Centre

    389 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

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