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Description:Due to COVID-19, we have implemented new visiting procedures and physical distancing measures—for your safety, and ours—including the mandatory use of face masks (effective September 16, 2020). Learn More From Vancouver: The westbound 4, 14, 25, 33, R4, 44, 49, 84, 99 B-Line, and 480 buses arrive at UBC. Get off at the last stop and walk northwest. See detailed directions.Once at UBC Exchange, you can also transfer to the 68 Wesbrook Village bus instead of walking to MOA. Get off at NW Marine Dr at West Mall. Full transit information at the Translink website. From Downtown Vancouver: Cross the Burrard or Granville Street bridges, and then head west on 4th Avenue, Broadway, 10th Avenue or 16th Avenue all the way to UBC.From YVR Airport: Exit the Arthur Laing Bridge and head west onto Southwest Marine Drive, and follow this road to UBC.Once at UBC, watch for signs guiding you to MOA. Paid parking can be purchased by cash or credit card. An Evo parking lot is located a 7-minute walk south of MOA. From downtown Vancouver: Cross the Burrard Street Bridge and exit to the right onto Cornwall Street. Follow to Point Grey Road until NW Marine Drive all the way to UBC.Please note that this route involves a significant hill, and that Mobi bike shares do not have stations at UBC. Find unique items from around the world at the MOA Shop. Visit the Shop Spaces at MOA can be rented for weddings, corporate and community events. Learn More MOA's Great Hall will be receiving seismic upgrades in order to augment its structural integrity and help preserve the invaluable cultural significance and living heritage of the world-renowned Northwest Coast First Nations collection housed within it. Learn More Online–Curator Tour of Shame and Prejudice Thursday October 22, 2020 | 7 – 8:30 PM Join MOA Curator Jennifer Kramer for a live online tour through Kent Monkman’s Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience. Online via Zoom Free, registration required Exhibition Programs Online–Miss Chief’s Sovereign Eroticism: Queer Indigenous Resilience in Kent Monkman s Work Saturday, October 24, 2020 | 5:30 – 7 pm Join Dr. June Scudeler (Métis), assistant professor in Indigenous Studies at Simon Fraser University, and Issaku Inami, MOA Volunteer Associate Gallery Host and queer activist, for an virtual presentation and discussion on the queer Indigenous resilience, sexuality and eroticism of Kent Monkman s Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience. Online via Zoom Free, registration required Exhibition Programs Academic Programs: Visual + Material Culture Research Seminar Series Every other Thursday, 4–5pm A bi-weekly interdisciplinary seminar series on visual and material culture. Free and open to all. Online Free See All Events + Tours Native Youth Program The Native Youth Program is a summer program for urban Indigenous youth in secondary school. MOA Journeys Travel with MOA to gain new insights and perspectives on art and culture around the globe. Restorying Justice: Kent Monkman’s Shame and Prejudice—A Story of Resilience The Museum of Anthropology at UBC is honoured to be the final stop on the national tour of Cree artist Kent Monkman’s exhibition, Shame and Read More Welcome Back—MOA is Reopen Updated: July 8, 2020—MOA is re-open to the public after a temporary closure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have worked hard to develop and implement a process to safely re-open for our visitors and staff, in accordance with all provincial health directives. Read More #MOAFromHome: Stay Connected Online Here are some online MOA resources for you to enjoy online, from home. In these difficult times of the COVID-19 pandemic, it s more important than ever to keep culture in your daily life. Read More Great Hall Renewal Project This Fall, preparations will begin for a rebuild of its Great Hall at MOA to upgrade the resiliency of the museum and protect its irreplaceable collection in the event of a major earthquake. Read More In Conversation: Jill Baird Speaks with Mike Dangeli Jill Baird, Curator, Education, shared a warm conversation with artist and dancer Mike Dangeli of the Nisga’a, Tlingit, Tsetsaut, and Tsimshian Nations. Recently, Mike gifted Read More Ask MOA: What Is This Totem Pole? Ask MOA: What Is It? is your opportunity to ask MOA Curators and Collections staff about an artwork or other mystery object at home that you’ve always wondered about. This featured Ask MOA case responds to an inquiry about This featured Ask MOA case is a totem pole inherited by the inquirer from her late father who originally bought it in Vancouver. Read More See All Stories c. 1930. Alice Falconer and Lorna Miles Collection. MOA collection: 1435/28. Photo by Derek Tan. Explore MOA’s nearly 50,000 objects now on the Collections Online (MOA-CAT) system. Visit Collections Online MOA’s ethnographic objects come from around world, including the South Pacific, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. Learn More The Conservation department is responsible for the care, use and preservation of the collections that are housed at MOA. Learn More The Curatorial department supports initiatives — including research, exhibitions and publishing — that help to build respectful relationships and mutual understanding with cultural communities represented through MOA’s collections. Learn More The Audrey and Harry Hawthorn Library and Archives Department at MOA includes a library, an archive, and an oral history and language lab. Learn More Announcing the new Audain Chair in Historical Indigenous Art at UBC UBC has received a donation of $3 million from alumnus Michael Audain, OC, OBC, one of B.C.’s most ardent champions of the visual arts, to Read More On the Artful Path: Let s Find Out About Indians Discover MOA s extensive contemporary art collection displayed in the Multiversity Galleries, and explore Métis artist Alexis Macdonald Seto s subversive reclamation of a vintage children s book. Read More See All Stories MOA is committed to promoting awareness and understanding of culturally diverse ways of knowing the world through challenging and innovative programs and partnerships with Indigenous, local and global communities. Learn More MOA supports the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, including originating communities’ right to “maintain, control, protect and develop their cultural heritage, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expression.” Learn More MOA needs volunteers! Learn how to join our team. Learn More Welcome to the Museum of Anthropology, a place of world arts and cultures with a special emphasis on the First Nations peoples and other cultural communities of British Columbia, Canada. Read More Shame and Prejudice A Story of Resilience — By Kent Monkman On now Book tickets Museum of Anthropology A Place of World Arts + Cultures Now Open Plan Your Visit #MOAFromHome Museum of Anthropology Online Activities + Resources Explore now
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