The Woodland Cultural Centre is seeking a youth to assist in research for an upcoming exhibition. This position requires a highly motivated and self-directed individual who is interested in gaining experience in research, curation, museums, the creation of visual support materials, and basic administration. This position is supervised by the Arts and Museum Curator.
· Undertake research based on the recommendation of the Guest Curator for the Exhibition 1924 and Beyond
· Compile primary and secondary source material
· Create lists of documents and photos from the time period of 1924 to present day
· Create a list of artefacts relevant to the exhibition, contact various museums to prepare temporary loan requests
· Occasional front desk reception, welcoming guests as they come in and using the POS
· Be familiar with the Centre’s programs and upcoming events
· Promote a positive image of Woodland Cultural Centre to the community and the public
This position is generously funded by the Pathways to Success Program through the Indigenous Professional Association of Canada. Applicants must be Indigenous youth, and be between the ages of 17-29 at the start of the contract.
Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants must have access to transportation to Woodland, and access to reliable internet in the case of working remotely.
Applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, and two references to:
In celebration of Woodland Cultural Centre’s 50th Anniversary, our Collections Management team is highlighting weekly objects from our collection that you wouldn’t typically see and presenting them from a Collections Management point of view. Check out this week’s object!Accession Year: 1979Accession Number: 979.2.14Object Name: Corn ShuckerNomenclature: Agricultural Tools and Equipment; Harvesting Equipment; Corn Husker; Hand Corn HuskerDescription: wood, leather; tool consisting of a stake equipped with a leather thumb strap. Used to remove grains of corn from the cob.Condition: GoodProvenance: Donated in Memory of Alex Bain; a collection of local Indigenous items found, purchased, and gifted by DonorMarks: NoneDimensions: 11.6 cm long x 5.4 cm in circumferenceFor more information about the Collections team, visit our website: woodlandculturalcentre.ca/collections/#OnHeritage #OntarioHistory #Indigenous #IndigenousVoices #IndigenousArt #IndigenousEvents #FirstNations #FN #IndigenousKnowledge #IndigenousCulture #BrantOnt #Brantford #BrantEvents #Giving ... See MoreSee Less