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Calvin Hunt’s magnificent 38 ft long tail canoe is on display at MOA through January 3. On Tuesday, February 2, 2010, the canoe is scheduled to carry the Olympic torch across the bay at Port Hardy....

Vitrine 448, created in 1988, is a ‘book work’ comprising black-fabric file box presenting images and words documenting Hassan’s travels to Paris and her encounter with a vitrine at the Musée de l’Homme, housing Brazilian materials collected by anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss. ...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Nicholas Galanin (b. 1979) is an artist of Tlingit ancestry who lives and works in Sitka, Alaska. Trained through apprenticeship and formal study in wood carving, metalwork, and tool making, he uses a range of media, including sculpture and video, to expand his own...

Border Zones: New Art Across Cultures was an exhibition of work by twelve artists engaged in a dialogue about cultural boundaries....

Tahltan artist Peter Morin curates an exhibit in two parts: “Speaking to the Old Ones,” will be shown at MOA while “Speaking in Landscape Tongues” appears at Vancouver’s Western Front Gallery....

Photographs from the Archives Cho San! Good Morning! Stuart Schofield fonds....

[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...