Art has always been the balm for difficult times. So, while we move through these disquieting days, we encourage you to keep art, culture and heritage in your daily life. Keep your body healthy, your mind expanding and your spirits high.
Until we can welcome you back in person, here are just a few ways that you connect and learn online with us and experience #MOAFromHome.
Follow MOA on Social Media
MOA Conservation + Collections: Instagram
Explore the MOA Collections Online
Discover nearly 50,000 objects in the MOA Collections online. Search different objects by places, peoples, cultures, categories, and even time. Or, explore by keyword to uncover something new.
Take a Virtual Tour of the Great Hall
“Walk” through this 360° virtual tour of the stunning Great Hall and read more about the massive carvings that fill it. (Best experienced on a laptop or desktop computer, in full-screen view. Use your mouse to align the swirl-cursor with the target circles to move through the space and to pop up object information.)
Explore the MOA Archives Online
In the MOA Archives you’ll find historical documents and photographs about the Museum, First Nations of the Pacific Northwest, the history of British Columbia, along with many other surprising gems.
Read MOA Stories
MOA Stories are blog posts that offer a behind-the-scenes, deep-in-the-recesses look into MOA. Read in-depth profiles of objects and artists, and about projects from different museum departments.
Read MOA Sourcebooks + Museum Notes + MOA Magazines
MOA Sourcebooks focus on objects, artists or areas of cultural significance. Museum Notes provide supplementary content related to different past exhibitions. MOA Magazine is our twice-annual print publication for MOA Members—now available online for everyone.
Watch MOA Videos
Enjoy MOA videos on our YouTube channel, which highlight exhibitions, artists, events, storytelling and knowledge-sharing.
Ask MOA: What Is It?
Do you have an artwork or other mystery object at home that you’ve always wondered about? Ask MOA: What Is It? and let our curators and collections staff offer their expertise.
Colour MOA Textile Colouring Cards
Download and print these MOA Textile Colouring Cards, which feature patterns from textiles in the MOA Collections. Fun for adults and children alike (we all need some soothing activities right now)!
Teach with #MOAFromHome: Online Lessons for Teachers
Whether you’re a teacher, parent or caretaker, #MOAFromHome: Online Lessons for Teachers helps you bring world cultures, new ideas and new experiences into the home classroom.
MOA Experiment at Home: Create a Damp Micro-environment
What impact does the museum environment have on its collections? Using objects you already have at home, this MOA Experiment at Home will teach you how to and test out the impacts of a damp and salty micro-environment.
Zoom with MOA: Virtual Backgrounds
Change up your work-from-home routine and have your next Zoom meeting or gathering against stunning MOA Virtual Backgrounds.
Home Rhythms with MOA
In MOA’s new music lesson series, musicians Olivia Shaw and Balam S. Antonio teach us to make a collaborative song using only body percussion and vocals.
“The Danger of a Single Story”: Webinar Recording