Past Exhibitions

Sharon These Lecture

Okanagan Special Collections and Archives is pleased to host an exhibition in honour of and in supplement to the fourth annual Sharon Thesen Lecture.

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A Celebration of Theytus Books

UBC Okanagan Library Special Collections is pleased to present an exhibition featuring the publications of Theytus Books. These books, having an essential tie to the Okanagan, provide
a reflection of place that is valuable to our campus and communities.

 

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Archiving BC's wine industry: Where preserving history begins

Presentation by Paige Hohmann and Emma Robinson at the 2022 ARMA Kelowna Conference.

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A Celebration of the Works of George Bowering

Okanagan Special Collections and Archives is pleased to host a co-curated exhibition honouring the works of George Bowering.

Exhibit pieces include selections from two sources. The Baird Bowering Collection, donated by Jean Baird to Okanagan Special Collections at UBCO Library in 2019, and Dr. Karis Shearer’s personal collection of audio cassettes, acquired from George Bowering, also in 2019.

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A Queer Century, 1869-1969

“A Queer Century” tells stories from the history of sexuality, progressing from the emergence of homosexuality as a named concept in 1869 to the announced decriminalization of homosexual activity in Canada in 1969, and highlighting cultural events in the changing perceptions of gender and sexuality. The exhibition features books, ephemera, and archival materials in English, German, and French from RBSC’s collections, as well as original correspondence held in UBC’s University Archives, and materials generously loaned by local private collectors.

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