Museum of Anthropology

  • 6393 NW Marine Drive
  • Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

May 17, 2018 - September 30, 2018

May 17 - September 30, 2018 Displaying art and performance by artists in Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Honduras, Ecuador and Chile, and paying special attention to marginalized communities, this exhibition explores the role of creativity during times of political turmoil. Latin American culture and folkloric arts are already well known abroad but we're inviting visitors to take a closer look, to understand the political and social significance of these artistic traditions. For example, one of the works on display will be a… more

March 18, 2018 - October 8, 2018

March 18 - October 8, 2018 Opening Party: Sunday, March 18, 2018 1:00pm-4:00pm - free admission to the museum Culture at the Centre is an unprecedented new exhibition that offers insight into the important work Indigenous-run cultural centres and museums in British Columbia are doing to honour and support their culture, history and language. Five centres are showcased, representing six communities: Musqueam Cultural Education Centre (Musqueam), Squamish-Lil'wat Cultural Centre (Squamish, Lil'wat), Heiltsuk Cultural… more

May 11, 2017 - April 1, 2019

Thursday, June 22 - Spring, 2019 Opening Party: Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:00pm-10:00pm - free admission to exhibit Despite sitting still in a glass case before you, some artworks never stop moving. They contain histories. They challenge us. They are more than art. In a Different Light presents more than 110 historical Indigenous artworks and marks the return of many important works to British Columbia. These objects are amazing artistic achievements. Yet they also transcend the idea of 'art' or 'artifact'. Through the… more