The Museum of Anthropology is renowned for its outstanding collections, innovative exhibitions, research, teaching, and educational programming. It is also known as a place of world arts and cultures with a special emphasis on the First Nations peoples and other cultural communities of British Columbia, Canada.
Reflecting current exhibitions, the MOA Shop features a carefully curated selection of handcrafted objects created by local and international artisans. Discover an extensive collection of items ranging from personal accessories, to items for the home, to conference, corporate, and wedding gifts.
Proceeds from the Shop support museum acquisitions, publications, and public programs. Purchases can be shipped almost anywhere.
Daily: 10 am – 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 9 pm
Closed Mondays from Oct 15 – May 15
Open Holidays (except Christmas Day)
We’re excited to announce the winner of our t-shirt contest, Maya Mckibbin, who is Yaqui, Huichol and Ojibwe. She studies Computer Graphic Arts in Denmark and often stays up late into the night drawing and writing. Her design is of the Black Snake, which “illustrates the prophecy of the Lakota, that when the Black Snake comes, the world as we know it would end.” Her t-shirts are now available for purchase at the MOA Shop.
Want to have your design featured on a MOA t-shirt? The next contest will open in February 2018. All submissions go to firstname.lastname@example.org. The winning shirt design will be sold exclusively at the MOA Shop for one year. The winning designer will receive a $250 prize and royalties.
Any individual 15-25 years of age who identifies as Indigenous, Aboriginal, First Nations, Inuit, or Métis. International submissions are welcome.
•Design a t-shirt that tells your story.
•What inspires your sense of identity?
•What do terms like Aboriginal, Indigenous, First Nations, Inuit, or Métis mean to you?
•How do you express your heritage, language, and culture?
Rules & Guidelines
•Design must use two colours only and must show up on a white or light-coloured t-shirt.
•Design must fit on the front of the t-shirt (no wrap-around, sleeve, or back designs).
•Design must be submitted using one of these file extensions: .ai, .eps, .pdf, .fxg, or .svg.
•Two entries maximum per artist.
Find out more about the artists featured in the MOA Shop.
The MOA Shop has featured the work of artists from the Pacific Northwest Coast and across the globe since 1977. Visit the MOA Shop Artist Profile page to see interviews with some of our artists and learn more about them, their inspiration, and their works.