Researching birch-bark basketry
Birch-bark basketry is a fascinating cultural practice! Prior to my research of MOA’s collection, I didn’t realize the high level of skill and ingenuity that…
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From Vancouver: The westbound 4, 14, 25, 33, R4, 44, 49, 84, 99 B-Line, and 480 buses arrive at UBC. Get off at the last stop and walk northwest. See detailed directions.
Once at UBC Exchange, you can also transfer to the 68 Wesbrook Village bus instead of walking to MOA. Get off at NW Marine Dr at West Mall. Full transit information at the Translink website.
From Downtown Vancouver: Cross the Burrard or Granville Street bridges, and then head west on 4th Avenue, Broadway, 10th Avenue or 16th Avenue all the way to UBC.
From YVR Airport: Exit the Arthur Laing Bridge and head west onto Southwest Marine Drive, and follow this road to UBC.
Once at UBC, watch for signs guiding you to MOA. Paid parking can be purchased by cash or credit card. An Evo parking lot is located a 7-minute walk south of MOA.
From downtown Vancouver: Cross the Burrard Street Bridge and exit to the right onto Cornwall Street. Follow to Point Grey Road until NW Marine Drive all the way to UBC.
Please note that this route involves a significant hill, and that Mobi bike shares do not have stations at UBC.
Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art
Preserving What We Value
Here are some online MOA resources for you to enjoy online, from home. In these difficult times of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to keep culture in your daily life.
In light of the evolving COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, MOA is temporarily closed to the public (effective Tuesday, March 17). This includes all public and private tours, public programs and events, and school programs.
Bill Reid is one of Canada’s most distinguished sculptors. This story tells the story of how his masterpiece, The Raven and the First Men, beloved by Canadians and a favourite of MOA patrons the world over, came to be.
Pinkies up! Can you guess the household source of the itsy-bitsy embellishments on this ivory tea set?
MOA acknowledges that it is built on the traditional, ancestral and unceded land of the Musqueam people.