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Voices of the Canoe Learn about the canoe traditions of the Fijian, Squamish, and Haida people and understand the historical and ongoing importance of canoe…

Getting Here

Located at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, MOA is situated at 6393 NW Marine Drive, in the northwest corner of the campus….


Team Earthquake Mitigation

Hello MOA fans, we are Ida and Stephanie, two summer interns in the conservation and collections labs, respectively, here at MOA. Ida is an objects…

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…