By Jessica Woolman on May 3, 2013
Visit the Generation One exhibition in the Irving K. Learning Centre.
By Jessica Woolman on March 15, 2013
An exhibit at the Maritime Museum of B.C. features items on loan from the renowned Chung Collection.
By Jessica Woolman on September 27, 2012
UBC Library’s exhibition featuring materials produced on missionary printing presses in British Columbia is now open until December 8.
By Glenn Drexhage on September 7, 2011
The 1611 appearance of a new English translation of the Bible, known variously as the Authorized Version or the King James Version, is a landmark of cultural and religious history. In celebration of the 400th anniversary of this event, Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC), in collaboration with the Vancouver School of Theology, Regent College [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on August 15, 2011
An exhibit produced by two UBC graduate students is now on display in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. The Pose Stands for Potentiality – featuring works by Jordy Hamilton and curated by Toby Lawrence – juxtaposes UBC’s presidential portraits with a series of smaller works, fostering a conversation between contemporary and traditional forms of [...]
By Jessica Woolman on July 29, 2011
In honour of the City of Vancouver’s 125th birthday, an exhibition highlighting the voyages of George Vancouver is on display at UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections on level one of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. For more information, visit events.ubc.ca or the Rare Books and Special Collections blog.
By Glenn Drexhage on June 21, 2011
An exhibition of UBC Library items related to the American Civil War is now on display at Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC). April 12, 2011 marked the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. The first major battle took place in July 1861, and for four years war the Union (North) and [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on May 31, 2011
UBC’s Asian Library, in collaboration with the Chinese Cultural Centre Museum and Archives, presents Where Did the Immigrants Actually Come From? This exhibit, first shown in the Asian Library in 2010, was followed by a two-year project that involved mapping the villages and towns recorded in the Head Tax database. The exhibit runs Tuesday to [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on May 20, 2011
Generation:1 is an exhibit at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre that showcases the artworks of local Asian Canadian artists. Since 1996, the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society has endeavoured to explore the diversity of Asian Canadian life and culture and promote the discussion of relevant issues and concerns within and beyond the Asian-Canadian community. 2011 [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on April 4, 2011
The Chung Collection, a designated national treasure, is covered in the Spring 2011 issue of Montecristo magazine. The story profiles Dr. Wallace Chung and his passion for collecting, and highlights his donations to UBC and the Vancouver Maritime Museum. You can view the article here: Chung Collection The Chung Collection was donated to UBC Library [...]