Exhibitions

“They also serve:” Honouring Alexis Alvey

“They also serve:” Honouring Alexis Alvey

This Remembrance Day, we honour A. Alexis Alvey and the navy’s first female service members.

Wish You Were Here?

Wish You Were Here?

Guest blogger Gabriella Cigarroa explores the puzzling trend of postcards depicting accidents and disasters.

I Know We’ll Meet Again

I Know We’ll Meet Again

Explore an online exhibition of letters written by Japanese Canadian teenagers after their forced dispersal from the coastal regions of British Columbia in 1942.

A new way to picture Canada

A new way to picture Canada

Join us for a student-curated exhibition: Picturing Canada!

“For All Time” satellite display

“For All Time” satellite display

Join us for a display in celebration of our exciting new acquisition and to compliment the exhibition, “For All Time – The Shakespeare FIRST FOLIO”, at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Chung Collection exhibition closure

Chung Collection exhibition closure

The Chung Collection exhibition room will be temporarily closed from Monday, October 18 through Friday, October 29.

Science Literacy Week 2021

Science Literacy Week 2021

In honour of Science Literacy Week 2021, explore RBSC’s archives related to British Columbia’s environment.

International Kelmscott Press Day

International Kelmscott Press Day

Celebrate International Kelmscott Press Day with a lecture by Dr. Gregory Mackie about William Morris’s influence in Vancouver and the Library’s own Kelmscott Chaucer.

Celebrating UBC’s Kelmscott Chaucer on International Kelmscott Press Day

In honour of International Kelmscott Press Day on June 26, 2021, we’re celebrating and reflecting on the acquisition of the UBC Library’s own Kelmscott Chaucer. The poet William Butler Yeats described it as the “most beautiful of all printed books.” Artist and illustrator Edward Burne-Jones likened it to a “pocket cathedral.” At UBC Library’s Rare […]

Archival work in a global pandemic

Archival work in a global pandemic

RBSC archivist Krisztina Laszlo talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected her archival work over the past year and a half.