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Drop-In Hours December 8-9, 13-14 3 pm – 3:30 pm Free with Museum admission   Mexican artist Javier Ramirez will be in residency from December 4 to December 16   Throughout his residency, we encourage visitors to drop into the Cranmer Ceramic Research Room to meet acclaimed Mexican ceramic artist Javier Ramirez. Watch...

Saturday, December 10   Join us for a ceramics workshops with acclaimed Mexican ceramic artist Javier Ramirez. You'll have the chance to hear from Ramirez and to sculpt your own symbolic creations. As part of this rare opportunity, all ceramic works will be fired in a dugout,...

Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures 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 these unconventional guides expand your understanding, direct your attention...

  This groundbreaking new gallery is dedicated to Indigenous art from the Northwest Coast. One of the most elegant and innovative exhibition spaces of its kind, the 210-square-metre gallery pairs cutting-edge technology with an inviting and natural setting that reflects the surrounding environment.   The Gallery of Northwest...

Thursday, November 3 — Tuesday, November 8   Teachers who book this program will receive a free one year family membership to MOA! Contact us for details.   MOA is pleased to present the return of the playful and insightful Taiwanese Puppet Festival. We have invited two award-winning puppetry...

Friday, November 18 All day, we will be highlighting MOA's textile collection in honour of Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures.   Travel the world by visiting MOA one one of two special textile tours: Layers of Influence - Visit MOA's latest exhibition featuring spectacular textiles...

Saturday, November 19, 1pm   Join curator Jennifer Kramer (Pacific Northwest) on a special opening weekend tour of Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures. A sumptuous feast for the eyes, this exhibition showcases stunning textiles from MOA’s global collection and explores the human connection to clothing...

Sunday, November 20 — 11am & 1pm   Across history, clothing has been worn as an external expression of our spiritual beliefs, social status, and individual identities. This is the first workshop in a three-part series (saris, kimonos, and West African cloth) that accompanies the exhibition Layers...

Thursday, November 17, 7–9 p.m. Free admission   Join us for the opening celebration of our latest exhibition, Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures.   Curated by Dr. Jennifer Kramer (MOA Curator, Pacific Northwest), Layers of Influence will entrance MOA visitors with large swaths of intricate textiles often worn...

Sunday, October 30 / 11am and 1pm   In collaboration with the Vancouver International Puppet Festival, MOA will be hosting a shadow puppet workshop with local puppeteer Jeny Cassady. Come learn about the art of performing with shadows and make your own shadow puppets - just...