Effective January 7, the Belkin will require proof of full vaccination for general gallery admission and programs for all visitors aged 12 and older. Read more...


News → 06 Jan 2022

Works from the Collection: Laiwan’s African Notes

African Notes Parts 1 and 2 are composed of photographs that Laiwan took on a trip home to her birthplace of Zimbabwe in 1982, two years after the country’s independence.

News → 04 Jan 2022

Melanie O’Brian Joins the Belkin as Associate Director/Curator

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia is pleased to announce that Melanie O’Brian has been appointed the gallery’s Associate Director/Curator beginning December 13, 2021. O’Brian will step in as Acting Director for a 12-month period, commencing January 1, 2022 while the Belkin’s Director/Curator…

News → 06 Dec 2021

Outdoor Art: Winter 2021

At the Belkin, we often receive questions about the University’s Outdoor Art Collection and what is involved with commissioning, acquiring or accepting donations. Responding to this growing interest, we issue annual outdoor art newsletters to share updates and backstory information about what is involved with curating, stewarding and activating the…

News → 11 Nov 2021

James Hart 7idansuu Awarded the 2021 Audain Prize

News → 09 Nov 2021

The Belkin Launches a New Online Database

This fall 2021, the Belkin launches a new online collections and archives database with funding from the Canada Council’s Digital Strategy Fund. A collaboration with the UBC Residential School History and Dialogue Centre (IRSHDC) and Western Front artist-run centre, the project has multi-year funding with database developer Whirl-i-Gig, using open-source…