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MOA is temporarily closed in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Update: May 8 →
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
Updated: May 8, 2020—MOA remains temporarily closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and does not yet have a date selected to re-open. We are working hard to develop and implement a process to safely re-open for our visitors and staff, in accordance with all provincial health directives.
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.
Do you have an artwork or other mystery object at home that you’ve always wondered about? Let our curators and collections staff offer their expertise.
Join MOA for a journey of musical discovery from Asia, to Europe and the Americas. Learn about what it takes to create a new album…
Read an excerpt of the book Divine Threads: The Visual and Material Culture of Cantonese Opera by April Liu, which unravels the strands of memory and migration embedded in a treasure trove of Cantonese opera costumes, props and stage dressings held at MOA.
Seeing isn’t always believing. Learn about the history of this not-so-authentic flute in MOA’s collections.
Discover MOA’s extensive contemporary art collection displayed in the Multiversity Galleries and explore Key-Sook Geum’s ethereal wire sculpture that fuses art and fashion.
A bi-weekly interdisciplinary seminar series on visual and material culture. Free and open to all. Select Thursdays, 4 – 5 pm. See full details
“The Danger of a Single Story”: Webinar with MOA Curator Jill Baird
MOVED ONLINE—Call and Response: Poetry Workshop with Jillian Christmas
CANCELLED—Sounding the Collection: The Power of Poetry
MOA offers a full range of private tours and educational programs, led by a guide or MOA curator.Learn More
MOA 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. Learn more
MOA acknowledges that it is built on the traditional, ancestral and unceded land of the Musqueam people.