From birth to death, humans are wrapped in cloth worn for survival, but more importantly, wear clothing as an external expression of their spiritual belief system, social status and political identity. This stunning exhibition will explore clothing’s inherent evidence of human ingenuity, creativity… more
Museum of Anthropology at UBC
- 6393 North West Marine Drive
- Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
- Phone: 604.822.5087
Just 20 minutes from downtown Vancouver and the Vancouver International Airport, the Museum of Anthropology at UBC houses one of the world’s finest displays of Northwest Coast First Nations arts in a spectacular Arthur Erickson designed building overlooking mountains and sea.
See magnificent carvings, weavings and contemporary artworks inside the soaring glass and concrete structure of the Museum’s Great Hall.
Admire the world’s largest collection of works by acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid, including his famous cedar sculpture The Raven and the First Men.
Explore the Museum’s Multiversity Galleries where more than 16,000 objects from around the world are displayed.
Visit the award-winning Koerner Ceramics Gallery, displaying a collection of European ceramics unique to North America.
Stroll the Museum’s grounds, where monumental Haida houses, poles and Musqueam house posts capture the dramatic beauty of traditional Northwest Coast architecture and design.
Enjoy a wide range of special exhibitions and public programs, including free guided gallery walks, visit the MOA Shop and relax in Café MOA.
604.822.5087 — firstname.lastname@example.org
Closed Mondays from October 15–May 15
Students & Seniors 65+: $16
Tuesday 5-9pm: $10
Children 6 & Under: Free
MOA Members: Free
UBC Students & Staff: Free
For groups of 10 or more if booked in advance (call 604.822.3825)
Students & Seniors 65+: $13
Children 6 & Under: Free
- Largest Room 25
- Number of Rooms 4
Signature Evening Performances Presented by Dancers of Damelahamid in partnership with the UBC Museum of Anthropology Friday, March 3, 2017, 7:30PM, Doors open at 7PM Saturday, March 4, 2017, 7:30PM, Doors open at 7PM The Dancers of Damelahamid produce the annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival… more
MOA will showcase its Amazonian collections in a significant exploration of socially and environmentally-conscious notions intrinsic to indigenous South American cultures, which have recently become innovations in International Law. These are foundational to the notions of Rights of Nature, and they… more