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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, shop@moa.ubc.ca

MOA Shop Emerging Indigenous Artist Contest

Congratulations to the two winners of the 2019 contest: Maka Monture Päki for Not Invisible and John Velten for Hummingbird. Read more about the artists and their winning 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.


Divine Threads: The Visual and Material Culture of Cantonese Opera
April Liu
Divine Threads examines the high stakes surrounding Cantonese opera heritage today, especially in regard to historic collections housed in museums around the world. Today, one of the most complete and well-preserved collections of early Cantonese opera, including some 800 objects, is held at MOA. Divine Threads shines a light on the visual and material culture of Cantonese opera as a treasure trove of sacred and auspicious images, stories, songs, and rituals. In tracing these connections, author April Liu analyzes the politics of memory surrounding historic opera troupes and the material traces they left behind.

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.