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Woodland Cultural Centre’s ‘Save the Evidence’ Campaign

Woodland Cultural Centre’s ‘Save the Evidence’ Campaign

You may have noticed some recent media coverage about Orange Shirt Day. Orange Shirt Day is recognized annually on September 30 and serves to commemorate the residential school experience, witness and honour the healing journey of residential school Survivors and their families, and commit to the ongoing process of reconciliation. Orange Shirt Day has become a National Campaign to raise awareness and provide education about Residential Schools in Canada. In 2019, Woodland Cultural Cen...
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Orange Shirt Day Is Fast Approaching

Orange Shirt Day Is Fast Approaching

As September approaches, so does Orange Shirt Day, a day that commemorates the residential school experience, witnesses and honours the healing journey of the Survivors and their families, and commits to the ongoing process of reconciliation. Every year on September 30, orange shirts are worn to show support for Survivors of residential schools and their families. In Brantford, The Mohawk Institute Residential School operated from 1831 to 1970. The Woodland Cultural Centre now operates a m...
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May is Museum Month in Brantford

May is Museum Month in Brantford

May is Museum Month in Ontario, and museums across Brantford are celebrating with open houses, new exhibitions, and special events. Museums are important in our community, and do much more than preserve local artifacts and history. Our local museums help to better our understanding of who we are as individuals and as a community through facilitating both self-reflection and conversations. Guided tours are a great way to learn behind-the-scenes stories from museum staff and volunteers; special ...
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Enjoy three amazing performances at 3 locations for 1 price on the Fall Music Crawl!

Enjoy three amazing performances at 3 locations for 1 price on the Fall Music Crawl!

by Valerie VanDixhoorn It’s that time of year again! The Brantford Symphony Orchestra’s 3rd Annual Fall Music Crawl will be held on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Listen to beautiful performances by three amazing groups, at three stunning locations. Tickets are $30 a person and can be purchased beforehand online or at the Woodland Cultural Centre before the performance starts. Admission is valid for all 3 performances. The way this event works is simple. You ...
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Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Culture Days

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Culture Days

It's back! The City of Brantford welcomes back Culture Days from September 27-29, 2019. Culture Days is a nationwide grassroots festival. Now in its 10th year, the festival invites the community to explore, discover and participate in arts and culture in Brantford. It is a weekend full of opportunities to learn from local talented creators, and to share your own talents with the community. Spend the weekend touring local artists’ studios as part of the Brant Studio Tour; enjoy a free...
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Onkwehón:we Festival Returns to Woodland Cultural Centre

Onkwehón:we Festival Returns to Woodland Cultural Centre

The festival provides a space for Haudenosaunee artists and other Indigenous nations to share their multi-disciplined practices.
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2019 Heritage Day Workshop a Success

2019 Heritage Day Workshop a Success

The Heritage Day Workshop travels along the Grand River Watershed, and is hosted the Friday before Family Day during Heritage Week.
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