Series 2 - Exhibition files

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Exhibition files

General material designation

  • Textual record
  • Graphic material
  • Digital Media
  • Moving images

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of the records within the series.

Level of description


Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1977-2013 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

158.3 cm of textual records
ca. 1500 photographs : prints, negatives, and slides
23 audio cassettes
10 computer floppy disks
9 stamps
2 CDs
1 videocassette : VHS
Other graphic material

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

([19-?] -)

Custodial history

Scope and content

Series consists of records relating to museum exhibits that were In House (MOA based exhibit displayed at MOA), Traveling In (exhibits from outside institutions), and/or Traveling Out (a MOA based exhibit that travels for exhibition outside of MOA). The records include correspondence, interdepartmental memoranda, loan agreements, exhibit receipts, exhibit proposals and forms, news releases, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, colour photocopies, display labels, negatives, slides, and photographs.

The records are divided into the following sub-series:

A Trapline Lifeline 1987-1992
B Beyond Revival 1988
C I Have Seen the Other Side of the World
- Masks of the Northwest Coast 1988
D Gifts & Giving 1988
E Lyle Wilson: When Worlds Collide 1988-1989
F Images from the Inside Passage 1985-1989
G Everything Politics – Australian Aboriginal Political
Art in Print & Poster 1988-1989
H Ghosts in the Machine, Phase II 1988-1989
I A Coat of Many Colours 1988-1991
J From Classical to Modern: Javanese Shadow Play Figures 1988-1991
K Sacred Objects & Holy Presence 1989-1990
L Fieldnotes 1989-1991
M Transforming Image 1988-1995
N Proud to be Musqueam 1988-1996
O The Inside Passage – 1792 1989-1995
P Great Canada Exhibit 1990-1991
Q World Aids Day 1990
R Fragments: The E. Sonner Donation of African Sculpture 1990-1991
S Asia Pacific Foundation 1990-1993
T David Neel 1990-1993
U British Columbia Contemporary Ceramics 1991
V Denendeh 1991
W Savage Graces: “After Image” by Gerald McMaster 1992
X Thunderbird & Whale 1992
Y Cantonese Opera 1991-1996
Z Eulachon – A Fish to Cure Humanity, The Grease Trails 1977-1995
AA Saltglazed Stoneware 1992
BB Dragon Jars 1992-1993
CC Maiolica/Majolica 1992-1993
DD Echoes 1992-1996
EE Ron Hamilton 1994
FF Cannery Days 1994-1995
GG Sally Michener 1994-1996
HH Maui: Turning Back the Sky 1995-1997
II Written in the Earth 1992-1998
JJ Ancient Lives: The Maya of Guatemala 1998
KK Exhibit “A” – Objects of Intrigue 1998-1999
LL Chinese Trade Ceramics 1998-2000
MM Celadon 1991-2002
NN Looking at Labels 1994
OO La Force de la Tradition (virtual exhibit) 1995-1997
PP T’ang Horses [ca. 1992]
QQ Of Other Spaces 2001
RR A Break in the Ice: Prints and Drawings from the
Linda J. Lemmens Collection 1999
SS Viewpoints: A student exhibition 2002
TT A Guide to Visible Storage 2001
UU Man Ray 2010-2011
VV Tatau 2008-2009
WW Ways of Knowing 2008
XX The Village is Tilting 2008-2009
YY Pleased to Meet You: Introductions 2012
ZZ Paradise Lost? 2013
AAA A Green Dress: Objects, Memory and the Museum 2011
BBB Koerner European Ceramics Gallery [ca. 1990-20--]
CCC Spirit of Islam: Experiencing Islam through Calligraphy 1999-2003
DDD Pasifika: Island Journeys 1999-2003
EEE Visions of Enlightenment: Buddhist Art at MOA 2011-2012

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Titles of sub-series are derived from the title of the exhibit installment as best determined from the contents of the files. If an exhibit title was altered when travelling the title used at the Museum of Anthropology is given.

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Other records related to Museum of Anthropology exhibits may be found in the sub-series Exhibition Files in the Administration Files series.


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres