Collections

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...

Set on a concrete slab outside the MOA Centre for Cultural Research, is one of the museum’s newest acquisitions, a bronze sculpture by Montana artist John Buck. Donated to the museum in 2013 by Tomoko Amgwerd, the sculpture invites visitors to explore the possibility —...

Here is a photo of over 1920 spoons from “Barbara Robertson Gitxsan Donation.” The spoons had been stored for many decades in 2 trunks, along with 20 regalia items.  The objects had been passed down to Barbara Robertson from her father, who had run a trade...