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School Programs

*Please note: Fall 2021 school programs are now full. Book now for Spring 2022 (January 10–June 10). 

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
Cedar: Tree of Life
Cedar Stories
Indigenous Plants + Connections
Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch
Outdoor Pole Walk

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

Secondary Programs

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

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

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

Feature Workshops + Events

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

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

ReciprociTea with T’uy’t’tanat, Cease Wyss: Tuesdays, October + November 2021 + February 2022

We Already Know the Way: Object, Poetry, and Sense with Jillian Christmas: Fridays, November 2021–June 2022