Curatorial Research Assistant
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 by 4 pm Wed Sept 22, 2021, to:
Woodland Cultural Centre
184 Mohawk Street, Brantford ON N3S 2X2