Reporting to the Curator, the Guest Curator will be responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the 1924 Exhibition tentatively titled ‘Six Nations Struggle for Sovereignty, 1924 and Beyond’ which supports the Woodland Cultural Centre as a leader in the field of Indigenous material culture education and programming (including exhibitions, critical writing, artistic events, and performances) both locally for Woodland’s support communities and nationally. The Guest Curator will work within the policies and procedures established by the Woodland Cultural Centre.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Creates, develops and coordinates the 1924 historic exhibition at Woodland Cultural Centre and with other partner institutions.
- Researches and creates plans for executing the 1924 exhibition, interpretation, and other supporting content.
- Ensures the proper development, storage, shipping and preservation of the artifacts to be included into the exhibition.
- Identifies key contacts and organizations which could assist the Centre in meeting the 1924 exhibition objectives.
- Manages finances for the 1924 exhibition including creation of budgets, tracking expenses and revenues, and financial reports.
- Works with the Marketing & Programming Supervisor to create engaging marketing, media, social media and community engagement campaigns for the 1924 exhibition.
- Hires guest writers for the exhibition catalogue
- Hires education specialist for the creation of a curriculum resource guide
- Report writing as directly related to this project (summaries for marketing, and narratives
for reporting purposes)
- Perform other administrative duties as required
OVERVIEW OF REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
- Degree in Museum Studies/History/Visual Arts, or a related discipline, with a minimum of 5 years experience at the Director/Curator level.