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[Updated February 28, 2024]

MOA is temporarily closed to accelerate the completion of the Great Hall seismic upgrades, already underway. These upgrades to the Great Hall, and other building improvements, are critical in order to upgrade the resiliency of the Museum and protect its irreplaceable collections in the event of a major earthquake. As a result, we regret MOA will not be able to accommodate any facility rentals at this time.

The MOA Grounds are impacted by the construction. While we expect to accommodate rentals using MOA’s indoor spaces in mid-2024, the Grounds will not be suitable for use again until Summer 2025.

To inquire about rentals in 2024 and beyond, please contact 604.822.4643, rentals@moa.ubc.ca


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, rentals@moa.ubc.ca.

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.

Corporate + Community Events at MOA
MOA Rental Policies

Weddings

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.

Weddings at MOA
MOA Rental Policies