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When Valdis Zatlers, then-president of the Republic of Latvia, visited Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics, he made a special excursion to MOA. “The richness of the great number of collections in the Museum of Anthropology makes you lose your breath with every step you...

This is part two of three part series in which MOA intern Nikki Peck shares a behind-the-scenes look into creating the Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories exhibition. Read part one. Last summer, during the third and fourth weeks of my volunteer curatorial internship at MOA, I...

This is part one of three part series in which MOA intern Nikki Peck shares a behind-the-scenes look into creating the Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories exhibition. Read part two. This week, the Museum of Anthropology is opening a new exhibition: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun: Unceded Territories....

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We are pleased to announce that MOA's Claiming Space exhibition has won the 2015 British Columbia Museums Association Award of Merit. BC’s museum and gallery community offers diverse services and visitor experiences that are relevant and meaningful to multiple audiences. The BCMA Award of Merit is given to...

October 16th was an exciting day for the curators of the exhibition, c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city, as they were awarded the 2015 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Museums, by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston at Rideau Hall in Ottawa....

by Tracy Hudson, conservation intern I spent two months as an intern in conservation at MOA, as part of my MSc Conservation Studies degree through UCL in Qatar. My main focus is textiles, and particularly textiles from living traditions, so there is plenty of material in...

On April 7, 2015 I participated in an author panel discussion called “Writing about First Nations” as part of the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia’s Read Local BC campaign. I am an associate professor in the department of anthropology and one of the...