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Museum of Anthropology
The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is worldrenowned for its collections, research, teaching, public programs, and community connections. Founded in 1949 in the basement of the Main Library at UBC, its mission is to inspire understanding of and respect for world arts and cultures. Today, Canada's largest teaching museum is located in a spectacular building overlooking mountains and sea. MOA houses more than 42,000 ethnographic objects and 535,000 archaeological objects, including many that originate from Asia (about 40 per cent of MOA’s collection) as well as from the Northwest Coast of British Columbia. The Koerner Gallery features one of Canada’s most important European ceramics collections, while MOA's Multiversity Galleries provide public access to more than 10,000 objects from around the world. The Audain Gallery and the O’Brian Gallery, MOA's temporary exhibition spaces, showcase travelling exhibits as well as those developed in-house.
The Fabric of Our Land: Salish Weaving
Nov 19, 2017 - Apr 15, 2018
In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art
Jun 22, 2017 - Spring 2019
Daily: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 9pm
Open Holidays (except Christmas Day)
Photo Credit: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965. Stark Museum of Art, Orange, Texas, 31.78.73. Woman weaving a blanket at Songhees, Vancouver Island, 1847. Paul Kane (1810-1871). Interior of a Lodge with an Indian Woman Weaving a Blanket. Watercolour and pencil on paper.
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