We at the Woodland Cultural Centre wish to acknowledge the life and passing of long-time board member Wray Maracle. Wray served as a Six Nations representative on the board for ten years, always providing guidance with charm and humour. His presence will be greatly missed not only within our organization but for the Six Nations community as well.
Sincerely the Woodland Cultural Centre Staff and Board of Governors
Join our Team!
Job Posting: Education Coordinator
Closing Date: June 3, 2019
The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking a dynamic, creative and organized individual to
oversee the Education Department at the Woodland Cultural Centre. With thousands of
students visiting the Centre on an annual basis, we require the candidate to have excellent
organization skills, management experience and a passion for educating all about Indigenous
culture, history, art, and the residential school experience.
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Education
Coordinator assumes responsibility for the development and delivery of strategic educational
programmes and initiatives related to the history, language, artistic practices and teachings of
OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES: The Education Coordinator is responsible for
overseeing the strategic operations of the Museum Education Department of the WCC. This
● Day-to-day office administration, coordinating tours and workshops both onsite as well
as part of education outreach.
● Leading the Museum Education staff (Group Visits and Facility Registrar, Cultural
Interpreters) towards Museums Education department objectives.
● Supporting the Museum Education staff in preparation of the re-opening of the
Mohawk Institute building in 2020.
● Delivery of outreach presentations.
● Working collaboratively with other WCC departments, school boards and residential
● Networking and fostering new partnerships, maintaining and strengthening
relationships with academic and support communities.
● Continual review and development of educational programming in compliance with the
OVERVIEW OF REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: The Education Coordinator shall
● Advanced communication skills.
● Computer literate, self-motivated & highly independent.
● Formalized education and/or a degree in education, museum studies or visual arts
from a recognized post-secondary institution.
● Experience in supervising staff and managing budgets.
● Knowledgeable in Haudenosaunee culture.
● Experience in Indigenous Education programming an asset.
● Experience in networking and public speaking an asset.
● Possessing a language or an artistic background an asset.
All applicants for this position should submit a current CV or resume, cover letter, and three
Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry.
Closing date: June 3, 2019
If interested, please send cover letter and resumé with references by Monday, June 3rd to:
Woodland Cultural Centre 184 Mohawk Street Brantford, ON N3S 2X2
Attn: Melanie Fernandez, Interim Executive Director
Note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Woodland Cultural Centre
INDIGENOUS ART 2019
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.
CLASSES OF WORK & ACCEPTED MEDIUMS FOR SUBMISSION:
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.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: APRIL 12, 2019 at 4PM
DOWNLOAD THE SUBMISSION FORMS for additional information!
Save the Evidence Update!
Phase 2 work continues on the Mohawk Institute Residential School.
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: http://alanmichelson.com/
All of your donations are making a difference.
Phase 2 is on going with new HVAC, plumbing, electrical and more. Every dollar counts and you can make a difference by contributing at canadahelps.org
The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking three dynamic, creative and organized individuals for the following positions…
Weekend Visitor Clerk (Part Time)
For full job descriptions and details on applying click here
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
July 16th 2018 at 3:00 p.m.