In the Gallery

September 1-23

Hello In There/ Hello Out There

Hello In There, Hello Out There is a curated compilation of fifteen three dimensional artworks, created by senior citizens in retirement homes and care facilities in Saskatchewan throughout 2014, under the direction of Project Artist Chrystene Ells. The project was specifically designed to address critical issues commonly faced by older adults in our province; to help them feel included, heard, important, valued, and respected as individuals; to engage with them by listening, and inviting them to talk; and helping them to make visual art pieces that communicate the things that are important to them.

The result is a powerful collection of memories and artworks that we feel is important to share extensively, stimulating dialogue in our society, and honoring this valuable, but often neglected, segment of our society.

Thank you to our Gallery Sponsor of the Month:

Walter's Home Furnishings

 

Job Posting

The Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre is hiring for the part time term contract position of Program Coordinator.

Term: October 2016 to May 2017 with possible extension

Hours: averaging 20 hours per week

Remuneration: $15 - $20 commensurate with experience

 

Reporting to the Director, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for:

•               Assist with the installation of exhibitions and event planning.

•               Liaising with artists, organizations and stakeholders in event and exhibition logistics.

•               Coordinating and delivering school and public programming, tours of the gallery/museum and outreach activities associated with the Centre.

•               Other duties as assigned and consistent with meeting the Centre's mandate.

Qualifications

Post-secondary degree or diploma in the field of history, the Arts and/or guest services. Postsecondary degree or diploma in the field of Education is an asset.

Teaching and/or interpreting experience is an asset.

Proven track record of success demonstrated through a minimum two years of related program and events planning experience, preferably in a non profit setting.

Excellent people skills, oral and written communication skills, and guest service attitude.

 

For more information please contact the Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre at

306.297.3882 or gchcc@sasktel.net

The Centre thanks all those who are interested in the position, and only those selected for interviews will be contacted. To apply, please forward a covering letter, résumé, and three references by e-mail or postmarked no later than 5pm on Monday, September 26, 2016 to:

Director - Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre

Box 966, Shaunavon, SK S0N 2M0, gchcc@sasktel.net

 

About Us...

The Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre is located in the heart of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan. The Centre houses a museum, art gallery and the Shaunavon Branch of the Chinook Regional Library. Our collection is multi-disciplinary, including artifacts relating to the human history of Shaunavon, fine arts and natural history specimens of the area. A variety of programs and tours are offered in association with our collection, making us more than a collection of objects. Tours are offered on a regular basis throughout the year to school students and can also be provided to other groups upon request. Through our educational programming, we are able to provide opportunities for our public to enjoy the arts, as well as the natural history and the human history of our area.

GCHCC is also a popular locale for community events and special programming including Family Day, Canada Day, Boomtown Days, Halloween and December’s Parade of Lights.

Staff and volunteers work together to “Link Community with Culture”.

HOURS

May 1st to September 30th - Monday-Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

October 1st to April 30th - Tuesday-Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

 

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