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Zoom with MOA: Virtual Backgrounds

Since we’re all Zooming these days, why not add a bit of MOA to your next meeting? Change up your work-from-home routine and have your next online meeting or gathering against the stunning backdrops of MOA’s iconic Great Hall and museum grounds. We’ve selected five of our favourite backgrounds for you to continue enjoying #MOAFromHome.

To apply your new virtual backdrop to Zoom, follow the steps below:

  1. Choose your preferred image below. Click on it and a new tab/page will open with the image in higher resolution. Right click and save the image to your desktop.
  2. Open your Zoom app, log into your account and go to your account settings.
  3. Select the “Virtual Background” tab and choose the “+” icon to add your desired image.
  4. Uncheck the “Mirror My Video” box.
  5. Enjoy your new MOA backdrop!

MOA Grounds

Photo by Cory Dawson. Courtesy of Museum of Anthropology at UBC.
Photo by Cory Dawson. Courtesy of Museum of Anthropology at UBC.
Photo by Cory Dawson. Courtesy of Museum of Anthropology at UBC.

Great Hall

Photo by Cory Dawson. Courtesy of Museum of Anthropology at UBC.
Photo by Cory Dawson. Courtesy of Museum of Anthropology at UBC.