Museum of Anthropology
Winter holidays a final opportunity to visit MOA before temporary 2023 closure
The upcoming winter holidays present a final opportunity for visitors to explore the Museum of Anthropology at UBC before it closes for much of 2023. This temporary closure is to complete the seismic upgrades of its famous Great Hall and accomplish other work on the building.
Dec 8, 2022
Building resilience around MOA’s irreplaceable collection
MOA has begun preparations for a rebuild of its iconic Great Hall that will upgrade the resiliency of the space and protect its irreplaceable collection in the event of a major earthquake
Nov 10, 2020
UBC’s Museum of Anthropology receives Northwest Coast art collection worth $1.1M
The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC is now home to a diverse new collection of Northwest Coast art, including early works by renowned Haida artist Bill Reid, thanks to a generous gift from late Calgary philanthropist Margaret Perkins Hess.
Jul 4, 2018
UBC’s Museum of Anthropology receives $10.5 million in Indigenous art and infrastructure funding
The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC will be home to a significant collection of historical and contemporary Indigenous artworks and a new Gallery of Northwest Coast Masterworks.
Nov 10, 2016
Margolese prize winner advocates for sustainable landscape design
Landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander — this year’s winner of the prestigious Margolese Prize — could easily rest on her laurels.
Oct 29, 2015
UBC students reproduce traditional wood finishes by B.C.’s First Nations
Chewing and spitting out salmon eggs wasn’t what Jun Lee and Vinicius Lube thought they’d be doing to complete a project in their wood finishing class at UBC.
Oct 22, 2015 - by Corey Allen
UBC experts available to comment on Southeast Asia issues
Senior officials from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries are meeting May 10-12 in Vancouver to discuss political, security, and trade issues with their Canadian counterparts.
May 8, 2015
Staff contains MOA flood: Museum open for business on Thursday
UBC and Museum of Anthropology staff responded quickly this afternoon to contain water flooding and limit damage from a broken water main.
Jan 29, 2014
UBC Museum of Anthropology receives private ‘treasure’ of early Bill Reid works
An important collection of early works by one of Canada’s best loved artists, Bill Reid, can be seen by the public for the first time thanks to a major donation to UBC’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) from Vancouver’s Friedman family.
Mar 5, 2012