Consider providing your clients, guests, conference delegates, or professional team with an unforgettable evening in one of Canada’s foremost cultural attractions. Spaces at the Museum of Anthropology can be rented for weddings or a variety of corporate and community events – all with opportunities for exclusive enjoyment of our galleries and stunning ocean views.

MOA offers spectacular indoor and outdoor spaces, from the dramatic Great Hall to the Sea-to-Sky views of the grounds. Trained staff are always on hand to provide tours and to offer information about the collections or on topics related to First Nations and other cultures. Whether your event is a small corporate workshop or a catered wedding reception, MOA can provide a remarkable venue.

If you are interested in getting wedding or any other type of photography taken on museum grounds, please contact us at for a permission request form and to schedule a shoot.
For more information, call 604.822.4643 or email
Do you have concerns about noise at MOA? Please see our page on sound management.

Corporate & Community Events

MOA hosts a wide range of corporate and community events, including conferences, meetings, workshops, cultural performances and more. From the intimate Michael M. Ames Theatre to the breathtaking Great Hall, MOA offers a space perfect for your event. Featuring indoor and outdoor spaces, all with sweeping ocean views, MOA can host both small groups and parties of up to 1000 guests.


Click below for more information on hosting a corporate or community event at MOA or to contact the Public Services Manager.


Whether your wedding is small and intimate or a large and elaborate affair, the Museum of Anthropology can provide a spectacular space for your celebration. Hold your ceremony amongst the totem poles in the Great Hall, or watch the sun set over Howe Sound from your reception on our tented event pad. In any of our unique and romantic spaces, a wedding at MOA is a truly unforgettable event.


Click below for more information on hosting a wedding at MOA or to contact the Public Services Manager.

The Museum Grounds

Photo credit: Don Erhardt (4), Gwilyn Timmers (4), Taylor Lavalee (1), Vsaran Photography (3)

The Great Hall

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Courtyard Room & Courtyard

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