Art and Cultural Exhibits

Art and cultural exhibits at the Learning Centre are selected to delight and educate visitors — and reflect UBC’s mission to create exceptional learning environments and serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world.

 

Art Exhibitions

The Learning Centre hosts a rotating selection of interesting books, posters, print material and artifacts year-round. All of our exhibits are open to the public, so please come by for a visit.

 

Location: 

Level 2, Foyer

Opening Hours

 

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Current & Recent Exhibits


Experiencing the Holocaust, Sharing Memories: The UBC Community Reading and Witnessing Auschwitz

January 27, 2020 — The UBC Library exhibition explores the stories of the men and women who collected, recorded and brought forth evidence of the atrocities of Auschwitz, giving testimony of the events that took place there. The exhibit runs until February 28 on Level 2 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Unique Soles for Unique Souls

November 20, 2019 — UBC Library hosts exhibit honouring Vancouver icon John Fluevog. The exhibit, located in the David Lam Management Research Library and Level 2 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre runs until the end of the year.

UBC Library hosts exhibit that captures the continual impact of iconic Asian Canadian Jim Wong-Chu

October 7, 2019 — The exhibit, that runs October 10 to November 15 on the Level 2 foyer of IKBLC, celebrates Jim Wong-Chu, a well-known Asian-Canadian historian, editor, author, and poet.

At the border: An exhibition of artists’ work in response to the Partition of Punjab

September 2, 2019 — From September 1st to 30th, explore the meaning and practice of "heritage" in the Punjab, a linguistic and cultural region divided in 1947 between the two successor states to British colonial rule, Pakistan and India, and connects this heritage to Canada.

Photography exhibition brings diverse views about Vancouver’s DTES to the UBC community

July 18, 2019 — UBC Library has partnered with local non-profit 2 Paycheques Away to bring an exceptional and striking photography exhibit to two library locations.