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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.

Please note: Fall 2022 school programs (in-person and live digital) for Fall 2022 are now fully booked. Stay tuned for Spring 2023 bookings.

Elementary Programs

Fall 2022 (September 27–December 2)

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 2022 (September 27–December 2)

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)

Xicanx School Programs

Fall 2022 (September 27–December 2)

Xicanx Live from MOA: A Guided Online Tour for Teens (Secondary program): October 24, 2022 | 10:15 – 11:15 am

Day of the Dead at MOA (All grades): November 1–3, 2022 | 10 am – 2 pm

Xicanx: Art-making as Self-expression (Elementary program) – FULLY BOOKED

Xicanx: Art-making as Change-making (Secondary program) – FULLY BOOKED