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Thursday, March 16 | 7pm Free with Museum Admission   Join visiting artist Marie Watt as she speaks to her artistic practice and the inspiration behind her multidisciplinary work. Watt’s focus on blankets and commonplace items manifests as both solitary and collaborative processes. Her work – small meditative...

Friday, March 17, 2017 | 1 pm Free with Museum Admission   Engage in a conversation with American artist Marie Watt around her practice of collaborative sewing circles as a way of interacting with communities. “While talking is not required, I am struck by the quality of conversation...

Saturday & Sunday, March 18 & 19 | 11am-2pm Free with Museum Admission   NO SEWING EXPERIENCE NEEDED! With that out of the way, artist Marie Watt invites you to take part in a special MOA community sewing circle. In an age where so much of our lives are...

MOA March-A-Palooza Thursday, February 16 | 7pm Get moving this Thursday on an unconventional walking tour!   The UBC Thunderbird Marching Band will begin their roaming performance at the Flag Pole Plaza. They'll parade from the top of the Rose Garden into MOA's Great Hall!   Join the procession, dance...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – 1 pm Presentation Circle in the Multiversity Galleries   Brazil is still losing tropical forests the size of two football fields every minute. After years of improvements, the rate of deforestation in the Amazon is rising again as South America’s largest country grapples...

Sunday, January 29, 2017 / 3 pm / Buy Tickets   Will you help a flying fox find its forever home?   One hundred of these friendly, hand-woven creatures will soon be left with nowhere to go once we close the exhibition they inhabit — In the...

Sunday, February 12 Bring your family to MOA for an irresistible taste of Brazilian culture, in collaboration with ArtStarts!   Capoeira Workshop | 11am Learn about the art of Capoeira! An Afro-Brazilian art form, capoeira will give families an appreciation for multiculturalism through traditional song, live...

Saturday, February 11 | 10am - 1pm Offsite location: ArtStarts Gallery downtown   Join MOA at the ArtStarts Gallery downtown to celebrate Family Day! Explore a special MOA pop-up gallery featuring imagery from the exhibition Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures. Families will also have...

Saturday, January 28 | 1pm & 3pm   Across history, clothing has been worn as an external expression of our spiritual beliefs, social status, and individual identities. This is the second workshop in a three-part series (saris, kimonos, and West African cloth) that accompanies the exhibition Layers...

In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man: Contemporary Art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea 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...