Seismic upgrades to MOA's Great Hall are underway. Follow the project progress →

UBC Home

The Collections


Curatorial + Design

Library + Archives

Collections + Research Stories See all

Collections + Research Stories

Your Event at MOA

Update (September 2022): MOA’s Great Hall is temporarily closed to the public due to seismic upgrades, and the MOA Grounds are impacted by the construction. As a result, we can only accommodate rentals in certain areas inside the Museum for the duration of 2022, and we regret we cannot accommodate any booking requests for indoor or outdoor events in 2023.

To inquire about rentals in the remainder of 2022 or beyond 2023, please contact 604.822.4643,

Consider providing your guests, clients, conference delegates or professional team with an unforgettable evening in one of Canada’s foremost cultural attractions. Spaces at 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.

MOA offers spectacular indoor and outdoor spaces, from the dramatic Great Hall to the Sea-to-Sky views of the grounds. Trained staff are always on hand to provide tours and to offer information about the collections and topics related to First Nations and other cultures. Whether your event is a small corporate workshop or a catered wedding reception, MOA can provide a remarkable venue.

MOA’s spaces are available for rental from 5 to 11 pm on any evening, except Thursdays when we are open late to the public.

For more information, contact Venue Rentals at 604.822.4643,

Corporate Events

MOA hosts a wide range of corporate and community events, including conferences, meetings, workshops, cultural performances and more. From the breathtaking Great Hall to the expansive Museum Grounds, MOA offers a space perfect for your event. Featuring indoor and outdoor spaces, all with sweeping ocean views, MOA can host both small groups and parties of up to 1,000 guests.

Rental policies


Whether your wedding is small and intimate or a large and elaborate affair, MOA can provide a spectacular space for your celebration. Hold your ceremony amongst the totem poles in the Great Hall, or watch the sun set over Howe Sound from your reception on our tented event pad. In any of our unique and romantic spaces, a wedding at MOA is a truly unforgettable event.

Rental policies