Upcoming Events

The Woodland Cultural Centre hosts regular events throughout the year.

We are thankful to the Canada Council for the Arts, The Ontario Arts Council and Canadian Heritage for funding received that allows the Woodland Cultural Centre to plan multi-disciplinary artistic exhibitions and events all year round.

Please also check out our events calendar.

Survivors Gathering 2018 | September 29th and 30th

The Woodland Cultural Centre, in partnership with Six Nations Elected Council and Ontario Indian Residential School Support Services, is pleased to invite you to the 2018 Gathering for Survivors of Residential Schools. The two-day event will take place at the Woodland Cultural Centre, the former Mohawk Institute Residential School, on Sept 29th & 30th 2018. The event will coincide with National Orange Shirt Day on September 30th: a day which Canadians are encouraged to stand in solidarity with survivors of the residential school system.

The gathering will bring together Residential School Survivors, their families, local organizations, and schools across communities for an event with activities and presentations focused on healing, support, wellness, and resilience.

We will welcome Survivors and their families, intergenerational Survivors, and supporters. The event will open at 10am on Sat Sept 29th, and will feature presentations by Sto:lo author, poet, and professor Lee Maracle; Anishinaabe Elder and water activist Josephine Mandamin; and the Keynote Address will be delivered by Ry Moran, Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, University of Manitoba. Drop-in workshops and wellness activities will be available throughout the day, lunch and dinner provided, and will end with a musical performance by Sugar & Old Spice.

Sun Sept 30th the site will open at 10am. The Opening Ceremonies will be followed by our Healing Walk, from the steps of the former Mohawk Institute to the end of the laneway and back. The Healing Walk is an opportunity to show our support for Survivors and their families, and to join in behind them on their healing journeys. Afterwards, we will welcome all visitors to join us for lunch and refreshments. Both days are open to the public, all are welcome.

For more information contact Carlie Myke, Outreach Coordinator at the Woodland Cultural Centre at 519-759-2650 or ste@woodlandculturalcentre.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alan Michelson: HISTORICITY  | OPENING RECEPTION | Sep 15, 2018 | 7PM

The Woodland Cultural Centre is proud to present a new solo exhibition by internationally-recognized New York-based artist, curator, writer, lecturer and member of Six Nations of the Grand River – Alan Michelson.

The exhibition features new and recent new-media work by the acclaimed artist. Among them is the debut of Hanodaga:yas (Town Destroyer), as well as the Six Nations debut of the four-channel video installation Two Row IIThis showcase also presents the Canadian premiere of the 12-channel version of RoundDance, previously exhibited in Moscow (RUS).  

The exhibition runs September 15 through December 21, 2018