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School Programs

*Please note: All school programs are fully booked for the remainder of the 2021/22 school year.

All visitors 5 years and older are required to wear masks while inside the Museum.

Updated February 2, 2022: Staff, students and volunteers participating in educational activities (eg. school programs at MOA) as part of British Columbia’s K-12 school system are not required to provide of full vaccination, as per the provincial health order on gatherings and events dated January 27, 2022.


MOA’s in-person school programs introduce students to the histories and cultures of Northwest Coast First Peoples in BC through cultural belongings, media and group-based activities.

MOA is now also offering online school programs: for elementary classes, live digital school programs complete with unit plans, and for secondary classes, downloadable school programs with accompanying resources.

Elementary Programs

Fall 2021 (September 28–December 3) + Spring 2022 (January 10–June 10)

In-person Programs
Archaeology of the Lower Fraser River — Fully booked
Cedar: Tree of Life – Fully booked
Cedar Stories – Fully booked
Indigenous Plants + Connections – Fully booked
Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch – Fully booked
Outdoor Pole Walk – Fully booked

Live Digital Programs
Archaeology of the Lower Fraser River (Live digital program) — Fully booked
Cedar: Tree of Life (Live digital program) – Fully booked
Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch (Live digital program) – Fully booked

Secondary Programs

Fall 2021 (September 28–December 3) + Spring 2022 (January 10–June 10)

In-person Programs
Framing Stories: Northwest Coast Art – Fully booked
Transforming Image – Fully booked

Downloadable Digital Programs
Architecture: Museum as Muse (Downloadable program)
Indigenous Knowledge + Earthquakes (Downloadable program)
Transforming Image (Downloadable program)

Feature Workshops + Events

Xicanx: Art-making as Change-making: Tuesdays–Thursdays, May 12–June 10, 2022

We Already Know the Way: Object, Poetry, and Sense with Jillian Christmas: March 2022–June 2022 (Waitlist Only)

ReciprociTea with T’uy’t’tanat, Cease Wyss: Tuesdays, October 2021–May 2022

Washed Up Workshop: A Virtual Conversation with Pete Clarkson: September 2021–June 2022

Dancers of Damelahamid: October 15 + 29, December 3, 2021