Daily Tours

Mondays – Closed until May 21 2018.
 

Tuesdays
11 am | MOA tour – 60 minutes
1 pm | Clothing the World Tour – 30 minutes
2 pm | MOA tour – 60 minutes
 

Wednesdays
11 am | MOA tour – 60 minutes
1 pm | Koerner Ceramics tour – 30 minutes
2 pm | MOA tour – 60 minutes
 

Thursdays
11 am | MOA tour – 60 minutes
2 pm | MOA tour – 60 minutes
6 pm | MOA tour – 60 minutes
 

 Fridays
11 am | MOA tour – 60 minutes
2 pm | MOA tour – 60 minutes
 

Saturdays + Sundays
The 1 pm and 2 pm tours are cancelled Sunday, November 19
for our opening of The Fabric of Our Land: Salish Weaving.

11 am | MOA tour – 60 minutes
1 pm | Potlatch tour – 30 minutes
2 pm | MOA tour – 60 minutes
 

 

Tour Descriptions

 

MOA Tour 60 minutes
This tour explores the highlights of the many Museum galleries. Free with admission, the tour provides visitors with an introduction to the Museum’s Northwest Coast collections, the Koerner European Ceramics collection and the Multiversity Gallery, as well as an in-depth look at Bill Reid’s The Raven and the First Men. You will also be introduced to the themes of any existing temporary exhibitions.
 

Potlatch Tour 30 minutes
This tour introduces the Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch, a very important First Nations ceremony. It highlights examples of the regalia worn and the masks and headdresses danced in such ceremonies. Visitors will have the opportunity to handle masks carved by First Nations artists before watching a short video of Potlach scenes.
 

Clothing the World Tour  30 minutes
This tour offers a look at MOA’s extensive collection of textiles. It will feature the masterworks from the Northwest Coast First Nations collection. Visitors will then see examples of clothing and textiles from other cultures and develop an appreciation for resources, tools and techniques used around the globe.
 

European Ceramics Tour 30 minutes
This features a unique collection of European ceramics from the late 15th to early 19th centuries. The collection consists of nearly 600 pieces by lead glazed and tin glazed earthenware and some stoneware collected by Walter Koerner over 40 years of his life.

Category
Public Programs