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Sunday, February 12 Bring your family to MOA for an irresistible taste of Brazilian culture, in collaboration with ArtStarts!   Capoeira Workshop | 11am Learn about the art of Capoeira! An Afro-Brazilian art form, capoeira will give families an appreciation for multiculturalism through traditional song, live...

Saturday, February 11 | 10am - 1pm Offsite location: ArtStarts Gallery downtown   Join MOA at the ArtStarts Gallery downtown to celebrate Family Day! Explore a special MOA pop-up gallery featuring imagery from the exhibition Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures. Families will also have...

Saturday, January 28 | 1pm & 3pm   Across history, clothing has been worn as an external expression of our spiritual beliefs, social status, and individual identities. This is the second workshop in a three-part series (saris, kimonos, and West African cloth) that accompanies the exhibition Layers...

In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man: Contemporary Art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea For each exhibition, MOA invites curators as well as local community members, artists, academics, and activists to provide varied and dynamic perspectives about the included works and highlighted themes. Let...

Saturday, November 5 and Sunday, November 6, 2016   MOA is pleased to present the return of the playful and insightful Taiwanese Puppet Festival. We have invited two award-winning puppetry ensembles — The Happy Puppetry Company and Puppet & Its Double Theatre — who will share their...

From birth to death, humans are wrapped in cloth worn for survival, but more importantly, wear clothing as an external expression of their spiritual belief system, social status and political identity. This stunning exhibition will explore clothing’s inherent evidence of human ingenuity, creativity and skill,...

Vancouver artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, of Coast Salish and Okanagan descent, is showcased in this provocative exhibition of works that confront the colonialist suppression of First Nations peoples and the ongoing struggle for Indigenous rights to lands, resources, and sovereignty.   Twenty years since his last...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] MOA launched its Spotlight Taiwan Project in 2014, a new initiative that focuses on Taiwan’s complex and multicultural identity. MOA is now poised to host a highly anticipated exhibition of contemporary art from Taiwan, (In)visible: The Spiritual World of Taiwan Through Contemporary Art.   2014 年,加拿大不列顛哥倫比亞大學人類學博物館 (MOA)...

Canciones de las Madres / Songs of the Mothers was created as an audio environment installation by artist Cherie Moses in collaboration with Paz Walton, Llanca Letelier, and Ida Montenegro de Letelier. These women – Paz, Llanca and Ida – are three generations of the...