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November 2023

Textile Exhibit Opening

November 15, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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After-School Crafts

November 17, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Youth aged 7+ can join us for an afternoon of crafts, free of charge.

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Annual General Meeting

November 21, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Christmas Card Crafts

November 22, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Let’s get crafting! We have all of the supplies to make beautiful, handmade Christmas cards for only $5. Register by emailing

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MAXX Sale – Christmas Market

November 25, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Our annual Christmas MAXX Sale will be held at the Salt River FN Business and Conference Center. Shop local this holiday, and support many amazing artists, vendors and small businesses!

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February 2024


February 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Northern Life museum & Cultural Centre is currently looking for a new Programming & Events Coordinator! For further information, to request a copy of the job description, or to submit your resume and cover letter, please contact us at: Application deadline is February 2nd, 2024 at 6:00 PM (MT). Assistant manager job poster EXTENDED DEADLINE

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Painting Workshop with Peter Potapoff

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Do you love to paint? Have you always wanted to learn how to paint?? Join us for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn masterful technique and create your own unique piece of art! This up-coming painting workshop will be taught by none other than the highly acclaimed and world renowned contemporary realist painter Peter Potapoff. Starting on February 2nd right here in Fort Smith, NWT at the Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre. Be one of the lucky few to participate…

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March 2024

New exhibit coming soon!

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Large Gallery of the Northern Life Museum and Cultural Centre, 110 King St
Fort Smith, Northwest Territories X0E 0P0
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A new exhibit is brewing at the Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre! In honour of our new upcoming watercolour exhibit "Ultreia" with Alexandra James, the museum will be hosting an Art Opening Night on March 1st starting at 7:30 PM that you will not want to miss! Stay tuned as we release more information, and sneak-peaks over the next few weeks.              

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March 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Update; there is still time to apply for the Programming & Event Coordinator position! The NLMCC has extended the application deadline to March 8th. For further information, to request a copy of the job description, or to submit your cover letter & resume please contact:  

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We’re Hiring!!

March 21 @ 8:00 am - April 13 @ 5:00 pm

  The Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre is seeking summer students for summer 2024! If you are interested in assisting with museum events, learning how to give guided interpretive tours, and developing interactive children’s programs, look no further! Please send us your resume to:

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