Vandalism and Theft of Treasured Outdoor Art Pieces

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Vandalism and Theft of Treasured Outdoor Art Pieces   It is with great disappointment that we must report the vandalism and theft of one of our treasured outdoor art pieces. Les Demoiselles d’Arigonon by artist Kent Monkman features a Cadillac with five stylized painted wooden figures. Staff noticed damage to the outdoor installation on April 5, 2018 and… Read more »

Onkwehón:we (The Original People’s) Festival June 15 – 17, 2018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Brantford / Six Nations, ON (April 10, 2018) – The Woodland Cultural Centre (WCC), a leader in the field of First Nations museum exhibitions, artistic endeavors, language, research facilities and cultural programming is thrilled to announce the Onkwehón:we (The Original People’s) Festival June 15 – 17, 2018. The Onkwehón:we Festival will focus… Read more »

Indigenous Art 2018 Call for Entry

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Calling All Indigenous Artists! Woodland Cultural Centre INDIGENOUS ART 2018 Call for Entry  May 26 – July 27, 2018 The Woodland Cultural Centre is a longstanding Cultural Centre of Excellence that promotes and supports the Visual Arts of Canada. Established in 1975, Indigenous Art (formerly known as First Nations Art) is one of the longest… Read more »

Inscriptions Discovered inside former Mohawk Institute

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Inscriptions Discovered inside former Mohawk Institute   Discovered on the ‘girl’s side’ of their former stairwell.  As you can see from the inscriptions, it was an area ‘hidden’ from staff but known to the students.  Another rare find as we restore the Mohawk Institute.               

Welcome our new Tours Registrar!

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Welcome our new Tours Registrar! We would like to introduce you to our new Tours Registrar, Julia Garlow, who is covering the position while Courtney is on maternity leave. Say hello next time you are in.

Woodland Cultural Centre Announces Two exciting new exhibitions: “…since forever…” & “Despite All Misconception and Loss…”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Brantford / Six Nations, ON (January 10, 2018) – The Woodland Cultural Centre (WCC), a leader in the field of First Nations museum exhibitions, artistic endeavors, research facilities and cultural programming, is delighted to present two new exhibitions: “Despite All Misconception and Loss…” and “…since forever…” both opening January 22, 2018. “Despite… Read more »

Attention Artists: Funding Opportunities

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  The Woodland Cultural Centre continues to be a recommender for two Ontario Arts Council Programs: Exhibition Assistance & Indigenous Visual Artists’ Materials. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm. EXHIBITION ASSISTANCE Purpose: The program provides grants of $500 to $1,500 to assist individual artists with costs related to presenting their work in… Read more »

Woodland Cultural Centre’s Artistic Director Returns!

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The Woodland Cultural Centre would like to welcome back our Artistic Director, Naomi Johnson, from maternity leave. Naomi Johnson (Mohawk) from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, creates, develops and coordinates artistic exhibitions and public programming at Woodland Cultural Centre and with other partner institutions. Naomi has had several years’ experience within the arts… Read more »

ATTENTION ARTISTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES!

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ATTENTION ARTISTS: FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES!   Woodland Cultural Centre is happy to announce we have been approved for funding assistance to continue supporting Indigenous artists!    Please click on the following links for more information:   EXHIBITION ASSISTANCE The minimum grant is $500; the maximum is $1,500. Woodland Cultural Centre will be accepting applications up until January… Read more »

WCC Library Closing Temporarily

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WCC Library Closing Temporarily Due to construction on the Mohawk the building, the Woodland Cultural Centre Library will be moving into storage until the building reopens.  Staff will be moving to the Museum and will be available by appointment Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm.  Thank you for your patience during the restoration.