Giving our past a future.

Are you interested in the history of your region, and making a meaningful impact on your community? Come join our dynamic team! The Northern Life Museum is looking for a new Programming and Event Coordinator right now. This is a full-time position, with benefits and a salary commensurate with experience.

For further information, to request a copy of the job description, or to submit a resume and cover letter please contact:

Programming and Event Coordinator



Join us Wednesday, October 26 at 7 pm for our Annual General Meeting.



NLMCC job posting for a museum assistant.

View the job post above to find out if you’re eligible to apply for the Museum Assistant position. Contact the NLMCC for more details.

Bring your favourite teddy bear for some fun and games, rain or shine!


Job opportunity

Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre

Fort Smith, NT


Successful Candidates should have previous experience or show strong skills in:

  • Non-profit Management
  • Accounting (Quickbooks)
  • Fundraising
  • Grant proposal writing

Application deadline July 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM

For further information, to request a copy of the job description, or to submit a cover letter & resume please contact:

110 King Street, P.O. B0x 420

Fort Smith, NT X0E 0P0

Ph: (867) 872-2859

Bronze Bracelet from Square Wire         August 9th, 2014 – 1PM – 5PM

Learn to design and make a bracelet with a simple loop and hook clasp.  We will be working with

square wire, and covering techniques such as twisting, bundling, wrapping, and how to

incorporate feature beads.  If time allows, additional techniques will be introduced, and students

can explore these through creation of a pendant.


Joan Irvin

A graduate of Fine Arts, with distinction, from the University of Calgary in Ceramics and the

Alberta College of Art + Design in Jewellery + Metals, Joan has additionally studied at the Banff

Centre, University of Western Ontario, Kalliolan Vapaaopisto  in Finland, Penland School of Crafts

in North Carolina, and with a Calgary goldsmith who specialized in custom work.  She served as

Supervisor of Calgary’s Wildflower Arts Centre for many years, and has received numerous awards

for her work, and her service to the arts community, including a 2009 Alberta Craft Council Award

of Honour, for her contribution to Alberta’s Fine Craft Culture.  Joan currently markets her work

through the Hand Made Here Artist Collective.