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The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts

88 Dalhousie Street

Brantford, ON N3T 2J2

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Save the date for the 2019 Heritage Day Workshop on Friday, February 15, 2019 from 8:30am to 4:30pm at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts.

The theme of this year's workshop is "Brantford: Celebrating our Past, Building our Future." Registration is required to attend.

Schedule

08:30 - 09:00: Registration
09:00 - 09:20: Welcome and Housekeeping
09:20 - 09:30: Introduction
09:30 - 10:35: Industrial History Panel with Q&A
  • Bruce Hill, Member of the Brant Historical Society: "Brantford: The Town the Canal Made"
  • Rob Adlam, Local Industrial Historian, "The Convergence: Industrial Brantford Finds Its Calling"
  • Tara Tran, Senior Planner, Long Range Planning, City of Brantford and Joy O'Donnell, Chair, Mohawk Lake Working Group, "Mohawk Lake District: Revitalizing the Heart of our Communities"
  • Moderator: Dara Bowser, Brantford Brownfields Community Advisory Committee
10:35 - 10:50: Coffee Break
10:50 - 12:20: Indigenous and Military History: Panel with Q&A (Part I)
  • Paul Racher, Principal, Management and Senior Review, ARA Ltd., "A River Runs Through It: Grand River Archaeology as a Challenge to the Colonial Narrative"
  • Phil Monture, TBD
  • Rick Hill, "Haudenosaunee-Crown Alliance: A History of the Covenant Chain as it Relates to Military Matters"
  • Moderator: Gary Warrick, Professor of Indigenous Studies and History, Wilfrid Laurier University
12:20 - 13:30: Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00: Indigenous and Military History (Part 2) (includes Virtual Tour of the Mohawk Institute Residential School)
  • Paula Whitlow, Co-Executive Director and Carlie Myke, Outreach Coordinator, Woodland Cultural Centre, "The Former Mohawk Institute Residential School and the Save the Evidence Campaign"
15:00 - 15:15: Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:15: Cultural Revolution Panel with Q&A
  • Karen Richardson, Curator, Haldimand County Museum and Archives, "How the Other Class Lived"
  • Glenn Brown, Theatre Manager, Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts, "From Temple to Sanderson Centre: A Century of Entertainment in Brantford's 'Supreme Playhouse'"
  • Dr. Kate Carter, Associate Vice President: Teaching and Learning, Wilfrid Laurier University, "Let's Keep Brantford Weird: Regenerating our Arts and Culture Legacy"
  • Moderator: Eva Salter, Regional Advisor, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
16:15 - 16:30: Closing Remarks

Registration

Please note: this event is a full day lecture-based series that includes mature themes; content may not be suitable for everyone. For content or accessibility concerns, please contact 519-751-9900 ext. 5048 to discuss details.

Parking

Paid public parking lots and time limited free on-street parking can be found in the area surrounding the Sanderson Centre. Nearby parking lots are pay ($8/day) and display. A map of parking can be found here: http://www.sandersoncentre.ca/VenueInfo/DirectionsandParking.aspx

The Heritage Day Workshop is organized by the City of Brantford in partnership with the Heritage Working Group. The Heritage Working Group helps organize the workshop in partnership with municipalities, other agencies and volunteers.
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