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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Museums are supposed to be more than tourist attractions; they’re meant to be a meeting place for dialogue and reflection. This winter, be part of the conversation by attending the Visual and Material Culture Research Seminar Series. Join us every other Thursday, from 3:30 and...

Love taking photos? Got a smartphone? Yeah, we do too. And to celebrate our passion for creativity and coming together to explore and connect, MOA is hosting a curator-led tour of PIGAPICHA! 100 YEARS OF STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY IN NAIROBI. ...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Join us as book author Elder Elsie Paul recounts some of her life story and explores the importance of Sliammon teachings for present and future generations. Elsie and her collaborators, Paige Raibmon and Harmony Johnson, will also share more about the unique process of...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Join us for the launch of The Discerning Eye by MOA Curator Dr. Carol E. Mayer. Published by Figure 1 Publishing, this book showcases one of the most exquisite collections of European ceramics in North America. Born in Moravia in 1889, Walter C. Koerner...

Join MOA to celebrate BC Family Day at the museum, where visitors can check out c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city, an exhibit told entirely from the first-person perspectives of Musqueam community members both past and present. Then kids can participate in hands-on activities...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Love taking photos? Got a smartphone? Yeah, we do too. And to celebrate our passion for creativity and coming together to explore and connect, we are hosting a very special Instameet with co-hosts and local Vancouver IGers @iamsengs and @ontippytoes. Join us on Tuesday, January 20th for...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] Among Japan's most widely distributed forms of propaganda in WWII was kamishibai. Originally a performance medium for the entertainment of children, this medium--consisting of script, illustration, and performance--was co-opted for use by the government in its propaganda aimed at mobilizing the adults on the...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] MOA, Musqueam First Nation, and the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) are proud to partner on a groundbreaking exploration of an ancient landscape and living culture in a series of exhibitions entitled c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city.   The exhibition at MOA focuses on Musqueam...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text] The Africa Awareness Initiative is a student-run organization founded in 2002 in order to foster dialogue about Africa. This year the conference celebrates and delves into the theme of transformative leadership; exploring it from different perspectives ranging from cultural to economic. The conference runs...

The Taiyuan Puppet Theatre and the Chin Fei Feng Marionette Theatre Troupe from Taiwan will be at MOA offering puppetry workshops, school shows and public performances. ...