Museum of Anthropology at University of British Columbia (UBC) Photos

The University of British Columbia (UBC) Museum of Anthropology (1976) was designed by Arthur Erickson & houses a large collection of Northwest Coast Native American totems, carvings & art.

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Museum of Anthropology at University of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC.Museum of Anthropology at UBC with totem pole. Vancouver, BC.Totem pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC against surrounding mountains. Vancouver, BC.Arthur Erickson's architecture for Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Museum of Anthropology (1976) at University of British Columbia (UBC). Vancouver, BC. Architect: Arthur Erickson.Museum of Anthropology at UBC with totem pole. Vancouver, BC.Totem pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC against surrounding mountains. Vancouver, BC.Arthur Erickson's architecture for Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Mortuary Haida house frontal pole by Bill Reid with Douglas Cranmer at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Upper detail of Mortuary Haida house frontal pole by Bill Reid with Douglas Cranmer at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Lower detail of Mortuary Haida house frontal pole by Bill Reid with Douglas Cranmer at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Haida mortuary pole by Bill Reid with Douglas Cranmer at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Mortuary Haida house frontal pole (1959) by Bill Reid with Douglas Cranmer at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Upper detail of Mortuary Haida house frontal pole (1959) by Bill Reid with Douglas Cranmer at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Lower detail of Mortuary Haida house frontal pole (1959) by Bill Reid with Douglas Cranmer at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Haida mortuary pole (1961) by Bill Reid with Douglas Cranmer at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Detail of Haida mortuary pole by Bill Reid with Douglas Cranmer at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Haida carved house pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Haida double mortuary pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Carved painted face on mortuary pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Detail of Haida mortuary pole (1961) by Bill Reid with Douglas Cranmer at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Haida carved house pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Haida double mortuary pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Carved painted face on mortuary pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Detail of Northwest Coast native totem pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Totem poles inside Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Northern Kwagiutl totem house post at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Detail of painted totem pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Detail of Northwest Coast native totem pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Totem poles inside Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Northern Kwagiutl totem house post at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Detail of painted totem pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Detail of painted totem pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Southern Kwagiutl house post & seat by George Nelson at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Face of Kwagiutl house post at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Slave figure from Kwagiutl house post at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Detail of painted totem pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Southern Kwagiutl house post & seat (c1906) by George Nelson at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Face of Kwagiutl house post at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Slave figure from Kwagiutl house post at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Kwagiutl house posts at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Collection of Northwest Coast native boxes & dishes at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Collection of Northwest Coast native carved figures at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Northwest Coast native carved figures at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Kwagiutl house posts at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Collection of Northwest Coast native boxes & dishes at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Collection of Northwest Coast native carved figures at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Northwest Coast native carved figures at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Row of wheeled vessels by Northwest Coast native artists at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Northwest Coast native vessels at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Northwest Coast native boxes at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Northwest Coast native Haida boxes at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Row of wheeled vessels by Northwest Coast native artists at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Northwest Coast native vessels at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Northwest Coast native boxes at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Northwest Coast native Haida boxes at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Collection of Northwest Coast native totems at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Detail of Northwest Coast native totems at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Detail of Northwest Coast Kwagiutl native totem at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Haida house front poles at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Collection of Northwest Coast native totems at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Detail of Northwest Coast native totems at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Detail of Northwest Coast Kwagiutl native totem at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Haida house front poles at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Northwest Coast native totems at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Haida house front totem pole at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Southern Kwagiutl house posts by Quatsino Hansen at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Salish memorial sculpture at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Northwest Coast native totems at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Haida house front totem pole (mid 19th C) at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Southern Kwagiutl house posts (c1906) by Quatsino Hansen at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.Salish memorial sculpture (early 20th C) at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.
Raven Discovering Mankind in a Clamshell by Bill Reid at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.


Raven Discovering Mankind in a Clamshell (1970) by Bill Reid at Museum of Anthropology at UBC. Vancouver, BC.



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