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Despite sitting still in a glass case before you, some artworks never stop moving. They contain histories. They challenge us. They are more than art.   In a Different Light presents more than 110 historical Indigenous artworks and marks the return of many important works to British...

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Celebration of Life Sunday, April 30 | 2-4pm 6393 NW Marine Drive Beau Dick / Walas Gwayum 1955 - 2017 Please join us in celebrating the life of Beau Dick with words and actions from Larry Grant, Chief Robert Joseph, Linnea Dick, Anthony Shelton, Scott Watson, Dana Claxton and others. Beau...

Japanese Calligraphy Workshops Monday, October 9 Exploring Ink and Brush | Beginners 10:30 am-12:30 pm | Ethnographic Research Room | SOLD OUT Discover your inner calligrapher by trying your hand at the expressive arts of Japanese sumi ink and brush calligraphy. Led by renowned calligrapher Kimura Tsubasa, this exploratory,...

Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia Thursday, August 24 | 3 pm Saturday, September 9 | 12 pm Thursday, October 5 | 6 pm Monday, October 9 | 1 pm   Free with admission   Join curator Fuyubi Nakamura on a special curator's tour of Traces...

Free: No Admission Required   Saturday April 15, 2017 | 1:30–2:30 pm Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 1:30–2:30 pm Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 1:30–2:30 pm   Borden Research Room (beside the Café MOA)   Make your own stone cut and stencilled prints!   Join us and try your hand at creating beautiful prints using...

Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World A film by Chris Beckett and Silver Donald Cameron   Thursday, March 16, 7 pm UBC Lasserre Building, Lecture Theatre 102 Introduction by Silver Donald Cameron   Air, water, food – these are the sources of life. Without them, we die. And in...

Join MOA Curator Nuno Porto on a special curator’s tour of Amazonia: The Rights of Nature. This tour will explore the creative ideas that inspire Indigenous resistance to threats faced by the world’s largest rainforest.   The next tour will take place on Saturday, January 27 at...

Thursday, March 9, 7-10pm Free admission Enjoy exhibition remarks and refreshments   Join us for the opening celebration of our latest exhibition, Amazonia: The Rights of Nature.   Curated by Dr. Nuno Porto (MOA Curator, Africa and Latin America), Amazonia: The Rights of Nature features Amazonian works of basketry, textiles, carvings,...

Thursday, March 2 | 5pm-9pm Free with museum admission — $10 on Thursdays after 5pm.   In connection with the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival, the Dancers of Damelahamid and MOA invite you to a special opening event. This unique evening emphasizes the life that is brought into...