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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]The contemporary significance of Samoan tattoo traditions is the focus of an insightful and provocative exhibit entitled “TATAU: Samoan Tattooing and Global Culture,” is now on display in Gallery 3 (adjacent to the Great Hall) in March. Curated by Peter Brunt, Senior Lecturer in...

In 1892, Stone T’xwelátse was taken from his homeland and eventually acquired as an object of study by the Burke Museum of Natural and Cultural History in Seattle. In October 2006, after 114 years of separation from his extended family, Stone T’xwelátse was repatriated and...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]From February to June 2008, MOA is hosting Treasures of the Tsimshian from the Dundas Collection, a major exhibition of 48 artifacts collected by the Rev. Robert J. Dundas at Metlakatla, BC, in 1863. MOA is the last stop on the exhibition’s cross-country tour,...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Haida artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas mixes it up at MOA with three site-specific installations inspired by the Museum’s current Renewal Project. Michael’s works incorporate media as diverse as car hoods and copper leaf (“Coppers from the Hood”), argillite dust and an entire canoe-bearing Pontiac...

A new installation by Hock E Aye Edgar Heap of Birds, a leading Native-American artist who has completed numerous site-specific installations and public art projects and across North America and internationally....

Dominic Benhura is an acclaimed Zimbabwean artist credited for his contributions in transforming Shona stone sculpture into a world-class modern art. The sculptures shown here attest to his ability to portray human feeling through form and movement rather than facial expression....

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]For over a thousand years the Chewa people of Malawi have reaffirmed their collective voice and identity through the masked spirit dances of Gule Wamkulu (The Great Dance). Yet, like the Chewa themselves, the community rituals of the Gule Wamkulu have continually re-adapted to...

Teddy Balangu, an artist from Papua New Guinea, is in residence at MOA for four months. ...