After our great breakfast on Commercial Drive, we grabbed a bus to UBC. We took a bit of time to walk the grounds and found our way to The Museum of Anthropology. The building was designed by Arthur Erickson, draw enough for me, and filled with collections from around the word. As well as providing cultural and artistic treasures to view for the public, the Museum conducts research and conservation work and provides educational opportunities for school groups. They have a beautiful website to explore. Here are a few pics from our visit.

A view from inside the Great Hall looking out towards the outdoor exhibits.

The O’Brian Gallery featured Asian educational materials and artifacts. This beautiful Buddha was carved from Alabaster.

There were a lot of puppets among the collections! (For those who don’t know, we love puppets.) These are from Taiwan.

The Koerner European Ceramics Gallery.

View of the back of the building from the outdoor exhibits which include two Haida Houses.