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Article → 15 Jul 2021

Careers: Collections Intern 2021/22

The Belkin is now accepting applications for the position of Collections Intern through Young Canada Works in Heritage Institutions. The position is a temporary 7-month internship opportunity at the Belkin from September 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.  The intern will work with the Belkin's Registrar and Archivist on a variety…

Article → 10 Jul 2021

Scott Watson Steps Down as Director of the Belkin

On June 30, 2021, Scott Watson stepped down as Director and Curator of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery. During his 32-year tenure as Director and Curator – of the UBC Fine Arts Gallery (1989-1995) and then of the Belkin (1995-2021) – Watson brought a strong innovative curatorial direction…

Article → 17 Jun 2021

Image Bank: Resources for Research

The following are resources related to the artists in Image Bank. This list is not exhaustive, but rather comprised of suggested readings compiled by researchers at the Belkin. These readings are intended to provide additional context for the exhibition and act as springboards for further research or questions stemming from the…

Article → 14 Jun 2021

Belkin Screen: An Outdoor Extension of the Gallery

With the opening of the Image Bank exhibition on June 18, 2021, the gallery is pleased to launch Belkin Screen, a 4x2 metre outdoor screen curated with media works from the Belkin’s permanent collection and archive alongside work commissioned specifically for this platform.

Article → 01 Jun 2021

Lisa Jackson, Savage (2009)

We share this work by Lisa Jackson now in 2021 having learned of the heartbreaking and tragic discovery of the remains of 215 children buried at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School.