Amazonia Tours

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Amazonia: The Rights of Nature
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 these unconventional guides expand your understanding, direct your attention to critical ideas, and spark your curiosity. Free with museum admission

 

Saturday, March 11 | 1pm & 3pm
Art and Activism Tour
Highlighting the stories and narratives behind artworks that were created to provoke social change, this tour will explore MOA’s permanent collection and the brand new exhibition Amazonia: The Rights of Nature.
 

Sunday, March 12 | 1pm
Curator’s Tour
Join curator Nuno Porto (Africa and Latin America) on a tour of Amazonia: The Rights of Nature. Commenting on the sophisticated artworks from Amazonian indigenous cultures on display, this tour explores the importance of traditional knowledge for our common future.
 

Thursday, April 13 | 7pm
Secrets of the Brazilian Amazon
Alessandra Santos, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies at UBC, will lead a tour revealing avariety of the hidden secrets of the Brazilian Amazon. Learn about the Trans-Amazonian highway, Indigenous displacement, deforestation, geoglyphs, ancient techniques and more.
 

Thursday, May 4 | 7pm
Curator’s Tour
Join curator Nuno Porto (Africa and Latin America) on a tour of Amazonia: The Rights of Nature. Commenting on the sophisticated artworks from Amazonian indigenous cultures on display, this tour explores the importance of traditional knowledge for our common future.
 

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