Nearby Attractions

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Nearby Attractions 2018-01-06T01:54:37+00:00

Add unique experiences to your conference or event

The University of British Columbia is home to a diverse collection of public attractions that can enhance your guests’ experience. Whether it’s conference downtime or adding a unique cultural experience to your wedding, the UBC campus has much to offer.

Gardens

Nitobe Memorial Garden

The Nitobe Memorial Garden is a traditional Japanese Tea and Stroll garden. The garden design suggests a span of time, with a beginning, choice of paths, and ending.

www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/nitobe

UBC Botanical Garden

In addition to unique displays of plants from around the world, the Botanical Garden also features the Greenheart Canopy Walkway eco-adventure.

www.botanicalgarden.ubc.ca

Museums & galleries

Beaty Biodiversity Museum

The Beaty’s spectacular collections feature more than two million biological specimens, as well as the largest blue whale skeleton on display in Canada.

www.beatymuseum.ubc.ca

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery

The Belkin is one of Canada’s premier showcases for contemporary art, specializing in Canadian avant-garde art of the 1960s and 1970s.

www.belkin.ubc.ca

Museum of Anthropology

UBC’s MOA features towering totem poles in the spectacular Great Hall, and more than 10,000 objects from around the world in the Multiversity Galleries.

www.moa.ubc.ca

Music & performing arts

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

The Chan Centre is a world class venue, recognized for its striking design and amazing acoustics. The Chan offers a variety of performances and events year-round.

www.chancentre.com

Dorothy Somerset Studio Theatre

The Dorothy Somerset Studio Theatre is an intimate 120-seat black box venue showcasing work by UBC theatre students, as well as many professional productions and exciting guest speakers.

www.theatre.ubc.ca

Frederic Wood Theatre

The historic ‘Freddy Wood’ theatre showcases leading edge works, featuring graduate and undergraduate theatre students, as well as the work of faculty artists-in-residence and internationally renowned performers.

www.theatre.ubc.ca

Old Auditorium – UBC Opera Ensemble

The historic 1925 Old Auditorium is home to the UBC Opera Ensemble. Each season the UBC Opera Ensemble presents several fully staged operas, as well as a popular ‘Opera Tea on the Stage’ series.

www.ubcopera.com

Roy Barnett Recital Hall

This 255 seat recital hall is home to UBC’s School of Music. The venue features performances by student performers, and is host to the Vancouver International Song Institute, Early Music Vancouver Festival, and UBC Summer Music Institutes.

www.music.ubc.ca