Mask Bidding Now Closed: Watch the Replay on Facebook Live and hear the stories behind the artists.
Woodland Cultural Centre raised a total of $4775 from community bids on the collection of 17 masks created by Indigenous Artists across Turtle Island and over 2000 people have seen the Auction. “Being a part of this auction was important to show the resiliency and creativity of our Indigenous Artists.” – Logan Staats, Musician
The live event was fun, exciting, and engaging and had many moments from artists sharing why Indigenous Arts needs our support and to see the special shout outs and stories from the designers.
Click on the names of our incredible artists to see their page and to learn more about the artist and the process behind their mask making!
Have you visited the museum to see our current exhibition? Make sure to visit before Doug Maracle: Come Walk With Me is gone!Doug Maracle is Mohawk Nation, Bear Clan from Six Nations of the Grand River and is known around the world for his craftsmanship and artist works. It wasn’t until more recently that his hometown discovered his talents.This exhibition celebrates the diversity of Doug’s body of work. The work includes wood carvings, prints, and pen & ink sketches meshed with a sense of humour, history, and place.The viewer will learn about what inspired Doug’s artistic practice to encourage visitors to understand the process of sculpting techniques and encourage a younger generation to become interested in the connection between art and narrative of the Haudenosaunee culture within the context of the history of art in Canada. The exhibition provides a point of departure to open the context of craft vs fine art, identity, and process.This exhibition will be closing before we’re back from our Christmas break and unfortunately cannot be extended. Be sure to visit the museum before December 22 to see Doug’s incredible work. Find out more info about visiting Woodland: woodlandculturalcentre.ca/contact-us/ #OnHeritage #OntarioHistory #Indigenous #IndigenousVoices #IndigenousArt #IndigenousEvents #FirstNations#FN #IndigenousKnowledge #IndigenousCulture #BrantOnt #TruthandReconciliation ... See MoreSee Less