Subseries contains textual and photographic records of the Pakistan Pavilion at the 1986 World Expedition held in Vancouver, better known as Expo ‘86. McLennan contributed to the design, content and installation of this exhibit.
Subseries contains records related to the Expo ’98 virtual exhibit which was created and designed through the collaboration of the Haida community, Canadians museums (including MOA) and the Canadian Heritage Information Network. The exhibition featured the Haida community of the Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii) and their relationship to the sea, from the past to the present and reflected the Expo ’98 theme of “Oceans: A Heritage for the Future.” Records include initial correspondence regarding the establishment of the collaborations involved with the exhibit, information regarding the exhibit itself and screen captures of the virtual interface.
Subseries contains records related to the <i>Attributed to Edenshaw Exhibit</i> held at MOA from April 28, 1998 through May 30, 2003. This exhibit featured basketry as well as gold, silver, argillite and wood carvings by Haida artists Charles and Isabella Edenshaw. Records include photographs of artifacts identified as potentially on exhibit during the time frame as well as some correspondence and public relations regarding the exhibit.
Subseries contains records related to the <i>Where are the Children?</i> exhibit held by MOA. Curated by Jeff Thomas, and circulated by the Aboriginal Healing Foundation in Ottawa, this exhibition presented a series of historical photographs documenting the history of residential schools in Canada. The records include correspondence related to exhibit loans, temporary exhibit preliminary and finalized designs and a reference manual for setting up the exhibition.
Subseries contains a timeline developed by McLennan regarding a collection of Northwest coast carvings, baskets, blankets and tools collected and received by the museum through a bequest from the late Tom and Frances Richardson in preparation for an exhibit.
Subseries contains records related to an exhibit on Northwest Coast metals developed by McLennan in collaboration with two anthropology students. Records include exhibit design notes including case arrangements, the exhibit proposal from the students, correspondence regarding the exhibit preparations, research regarding Northwest Coast metal works and photographs depicting various artifacts that would be included on display.
Subseries contains records related to the <i>Tlingit Long-tail Canoe</i> exhibit held in Gallery 3 at MOA. The exhibit features a newly carved 38 foot Tlingit long-tail canoe created by Mr. Calvin Hunt to honour his great, great Tlingit grandmother, Anisalaga (nee Mary Ebbets). The exhibit ran from October 15 – December 13, 2009. Records include correspondence and proposals regarding the creation of the exhibit, photographs and photocopies of canoes and public relations materials promoting the exhibit.
Subseries consists of records relating to the <i>Through My Eyes</i> exhibit held at the Museum of Vancouver. The exhibit is a collaborative effort curated by 27 First Nations people of different Northwest Coast communities allowing them to “present their personal perspective” of their culture and its objects. McLennan was involved through managing the development, production and implementation of this collaborative effort. Records include photographs and slides of potential exhibit artifacts, media reviews, student paper reviews, exhibit project statements, transcripts of interviews done with First Nations artists, correspondence, consent forms for interviews and audio cassettes of the taped interviews which detail McLennan discussing various pieces of First Nations art with several artists.
Subseries consists of records related to the <i>Signed Without Signature: Works by Charles and Isabella Edenshaw</i> exhibit curated by McLennan for MOA. In this exhibition, McLennan focused on showcasing Charles Edenshaw’s metalwork and painting, and Isabella Edenshaw’s basketry, to illustrate how each artist created a recognizable “signature” through art and not by physically signing their names, and how it evolved through their long careers. Records include research on the Edenshaws, exhibit photos, reviews, notes, correspondence, artifact loans, and files relating to individual museums and heritage institutions which hold Edenshaw artifacts.
This subseries consists of records related to the traveling exhibit that came to MOA called <i>Treasures of the Tsimshian from the Dundas Collection.</i> Records include draft correspondence, and draft exhibit photos and text (including case labels).
Subseries consists of records related to the 1987 Commonwealth Conference which brought together heads of government, delegates and media from every commonwealth country in the world. The MOA contributed examples of Northwest Coast art to the conference.
Subseries consists of photographs documenting various Sunday programs at the MOA and the children attending them. Programs include those for the visually impaired, related to visible storage, related to Japanese heritage and culture, the Punch and Judy show, Evelyn Roth’s giant salmon and others that are unidentified. Photographs were taken by McLennan, Jean Hamilton and Stephen Inglis.