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:
Nya:węh go:wah to the Ontario Arts Council for their continued support of the Woodland Cultural Centre and our exhibitions and programming. We greatly appreciate the generous support to the Arts as this ensures we continue to provide dynamic, creative, curatorial initiatives through the highest quality programs celebrating and sharing our Hodinohsho:ni worldview. Through various artistic practices, such as; exhibitions, publications, and acquisitions as well as featuring the diversity of multi-disciplinary practices of dance, theatre, film, and music, we can support artists and provide audiences with a unique experience through art, language, and culture. We couldn’t do this work without the support of our core funders.Visit our website to check out our up-to-date Artist Resource page: woodlandculturalcentre.ca/artist-resources/ #OnHeritage #OntarioHistory #Indigenous #IndigenousVoices #IndigenousArt #IndigenousEvents #FirstNations#FN #IndigenousKnowledge #IndigenousCulture #BrantOnt #TruthandReconciliation ... See MoreSee Less