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MOA Shop

Discover an extensive collection of items ranging from personal accessories, to items for the home, gifts and limited edition prints. Reflecting current exhibitions, the MOA Shop features a carefully curated selection of handcrafted objects created by local and international artisans. Proceeds from the shop support museum acquisitions, publications and public programs. Purchases can be shipped almost anywhere in the world.

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Hours: Daily 10 am – 5 pm, Thursday 10 am – 9 pm. Closed Mondays Oct 15 to May 15
Location: In the MOA lobby, does not require museum admission
Contact: 604-827-4810,

MOA Shop Emerging Indigenous Artist Contest

Are you an emerging Indigenous artist, between 15 and 25 years old, with a story to tell? Submit a design that expresses your identity, and the MOA Shop will help share it with the world. The winning artwork will be printed on a t-shirt and sold and promoted exclusively through the MOA Shop for one year. The winner will receive both a $250 prize and royalties from every sale.

The submission deadline has been extended to May 31st, 2020. See the full contest rules.

The winners of the 2019 contest are Maka Monture Päki for Not Invisible and John Velten for Hummingbird. Read more about their designs here.

MOA Publications


The Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia
Carol E. Mayer and Anthony Alan Shelton
This stunning and lavishly illustrated volume highlights 150 treasures from the Museum of Anthropology’s vast collections, which include historic and contemporary carvings, ceramics, sculptures, paintings and textiles from around the world, along with magnificent totem poles, sculptures, carved boxes, feast dishes, baskets and intricate items made of gold, silver and argillite from the northwest coast of B.C. Short histories of each collection and extended captions offer fascinating details.

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Playing with Fire: Ceramics of the Extraordinary

Carol E. Mayer

A companion to the 2020 exhibition of the same name, this volume showcases the work of 11 BC-based artists who demonstrate clay’s infinite possibilities: Judy Chartrand, Ying-Yueh Chuang, Gathie Falk, Jeremy Hatch, Ian Johnston, David Lambert, Glenn Lewis, Alywn O’Brien, Bill Rennie, Debra Sloan and Brendan Tang.  Individually, the ceramic pieces may appear to be nostalgic, humorous, fragile, beautiful or unassuming, but closer inspection reveals provocative commentary on issues like social injustice, racism, identity and censorship.  This catalogue includes artist biographies, key insights, and new stunning photographs to accompany all of the exhibition’s boundary-pushing pieces.

People Among the People: The Public Art of Susan Point
Robert D. Watt
The stunning book celebrates the public art of one of Canada’s most accomplished artists and designers. People Among the People beautifully displays the breadth and depth of Susan Point’s public art—from cast bronze faces in Whistler to massive carved cedar portals in Stanley Park to moulded polymer murals in Seattle. Through interviews and archival access, Robert D. Watt gathers the stories of Point’s public art, often in Point’s own words, to illustrate the vital role she has played in revealing and re-establishing the “Salish footprint” in the Pacific Northwest.

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MOA Shop Artist Profiles

Find out more about the artists featured in the MOA Shop. The MOA Shop has featured the work of artists from the Pacific Northwest Coast and across the globe since 1977. Click the artist name below for interviews about their inspiration, creative process and work available for purchase at the MOA Shop.