Internship

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....

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...

The Canadian Committee on Public History awarded its 5th annual Public History Prize Tuesday at the annual meeting of the Canadian Historical Association in Ottawa. The winning project emerged from a curatorial partnership between the Museum of Vancouver, Museum of Anthropology, University of Waterloo, and...

Museums are supposed to be more than tourist attractions; they’re meant to be a meeting place for dialogue and reflection. For MOA curator Fuyubi Nakamura, it’s an opportunity to bring researchers from across UBC to together to share their work on visual and material culture...

By Nicole Brabant This summer at the UBC Museum of Anthropology (MOA), public tours commenced for a bold new exhibition called Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth. Curated by Pam Brown, Claiming Space features contemporary art by young Indigenous artists from around the world. It opened on...

I hope you enjoyed reading my last post about generating a digital copy of the ‘Ksan Doors found in the MOA Photographic Collection. I would like to share with you another project I completed at the Audrey & Harry Hawthorn Library & Archives that I...

I’m a library volunteer at MOA with a  particular enthusiasm for the archaeology of B.C. This summer, my daughter Jo recommended a book about the area that informed much of her own previous PhD research:People of the Middle Fraser Canyon : An Archaeological History by Anna...