Secrets of the Brazilian Amazon
Thursday, April 13, 2017, 7pm
Museum of Anthropology
In conjunction with the current Museum of Anthropology exhibition, “Amazonia: The Rights of Nature”, Alessandra Santos, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies at UBC, will lead a tour revealing a variety of the hidden secrets of the Brazilian Amazon. Learn about the Trans-Amazonian highway, Indigenous displacement, deforestation, geoglyphs, ancient techniques and more.
For each exhibition, MOA invites curators as well as local community members, artists, academics, and activists to provide varied and dynamic perspectives about the included works and highlighted themes. Let these unconventional guides expand your understanding, direct your attention to critical ideas, and spark your curiosity. Free with museum admission
Tours begin at 7pm and are free with admission — just $10 on Thursday evenings!