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Woodland Cultural Centre

Call for Entry 

May 25 – July 27, 2019

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 running annual exhibits that provide established and emerging Indigenous artists an excellent opportunity to exhibit and sell their work in a fine art gallery setting. The Centre is extending an invitation to all artists of Indigenous ancestry to submit up to three works of art, for presentation in this year’s Indigenous Art!

Requirements for submissions will consist of RECENT (1-2 year) works by artists (18+) of Indigenous ancestry and will be juried by the Artistic Director and selected jurors.


A) Painting in any media (oil, acrylic, watercolour)
B) Drawings and prints in any media (including photographic)
C) Sculpture in any media (including pottery)
D) Installations (include plans and images for proposed work)
E) Traditionally-based works (bead, quill and leather work)

Only up to THREE works may be submitted.
All paintings, drawings and prints must be framed and/or READY TO HANG – if works do not meet gallery display standard they will be subject to disqualification.


DOWNLOAD THE SUBMISSION FORMS for additional information!

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We are happy to announce the extension of Alan Michelson: HISTORICITY until February 15th 2018!
Come and see this immersive multi media exhibition before it’s gone.


For more information about this exhibition visit our Art page

For more information about the artist and his works please visit:

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The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking three dynamic, creative and organized individuals for the following positions…

Education Coordinator

Cultural Interpreter

Weekend Visitor Clerk (Part Time)


For full job descriptions and details on applying click here

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The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking one highly motivated individual to assist in the
Education department. The Cultural Interpreter assumes responsibility for guiding tours
of the Woodland Cultural Centre’s museum, facilitate Residential School presentations as
well as workshop instructions. The Cultural Interpreter will be working in conjunction
with other staff members to provide knowledgeable tours of the Centre and complete
other duties related to Education. Preference may be given to applicants with Indigenous

Dates of contract position:
July 23 – April 30 2019
$16/hr. x 30 hours weekly

Application Deadline:
July 16th 2018 at 3:00 p.m.


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Woodland Cultural Centre will be facilitating two info sessions to present on all articles, items, and artifacts found throughout the restoration of the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School #SaveTheEvidence

Thursday June 28 | 6PM at The Great Theatre | 16 Sunrise Court

Sunday July 8 | 3PM at Woodland Cultural Centre | 184 Mohawk Street


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TWO INDIANS – A Play by Falen Johnson


Date: June 16 @ 7PM, June 17 @ 2PM
Cost: $20.00

As part of the ONKWEHON:WE The Original Peoples Festival, TWO INDIANS, a play by Falen Johnson, will be presented at the Gathering Place June 16 and 17!

TWO INDIANS is a slow-burning, emotional family drama from playwright Falen Johnson, that tells the story of two women, and their long-awaited reunion:

After years apart two cousins meet in a Toronto alley to recreate a ceremony from their childhood, but can they remember how? When the words missing and murdered, truth and reconciliation, occupation and resistance are everywhere, how do two Mohawk women stand their ground?

Featuring two performances of this groundbreaking play, TWO INDIANS is not to be missed! Tickets can be purchased online and doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Mature content presented.

Presented by the Woodland Cultural Centre, the ONKWEHON:WE Original People’s Festival runs from June 15 – 17, 2018. The festival celebrates both contemporary and traditional Haudenosaunee art and culture, and attendees will experience a wide variety of performances which include storytelling, dance, music, theatre, visual arts, film and educational workshops. For full festival details, click on the poster below, or visit

The Woodland Cultural Centre would like to thank Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation and Gathering Place by the Grand for their support of this project.