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.



Level 2, Foyer

Opening Hours


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Current & Recent Exhibits

UBC Players Club: Centennial Exhibit

April 11, 2016 — UBC Players Club presents A Centennial Exhibit in IKBLC's foyer on level 2 from April 1st to 29th, 2016

Canadian Language Museum presents an exhibit about Cree

March 4, 2016 — The Canadian Language Museum presents an exhibit about Cree, the most widely spoken Canadian Aboriginal language. This special exhibit is taking place on Level 3 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre March 4th to 21st, 2016 (by the staircase).

Welcome to World Poetry Canada International Peace and Human Rights Exhibition

December 17, 2015 — This exhibition features a blend of photography, poetry, and films.  World Poetry began in 1997. Its goal was to give recognition and support to multicultural and multilingual poets and writers and those in artistic disciplines. It is a unique group with the goal of bringing out the voices of those who need to be heard, in […]

Vast Ocean, Vast Heaven: A multi-site exhibition at IKBLC, Asian Centre/Library, Rare Books & Special Collections

November 27, 2015 — When: December 3, 2015 - January 31, 2016 | Where: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (Level 2, Main Foyer art gallery), Rare Books and Special Collections (IKBLC level 1), and Asian Centre and Library. Exhibit is free and open to the public.

Pertaining to a structure: a conversation in six parts

November 5, 2015 — On display on level 2 of the Irving k. Barber Learning Centre from November 2-30, 2015