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UBC Okanagan students organize art exhibition about COVID-19

“Skin Hunger” an art exhibition that responds to the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of physical distancing will open at the FINA Gallery on UBC Okanagan Campus on March 4, 2021 and will run until March 26, 2021. “Skin Hunger” will feature works from UBCO’s Bachelor of Fine Arts students, Masters students, and faculty members,...

Grounding, In Touch / Inland Waters II – UBCO MFA Exhibition

Grounding, In Touch / Inland Waters II – UBCO MFA Graduate Exhibition June 17th, 2021 – July 3rd, 2021 Lake Country Art Gallery is pleased to present The University of British Columbia – Okanagan Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Grounding, In Touch / Inland Waters II by Brittany Reitzel and Sam Neal....

Where Are You Really From?

Where Are You Really From? is an exploration by artist Moozhan Ahmadzadegan into the complex intersections of ethnicity, cultural hybridity, and nationality Ahmadzadegan, a Kelowna artist who recently completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts at UBC Okanagan, is interested in the ritual conversation he finds himself having quite often as an Okanagan resident. He is...
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Beyond Climate Film Screening and Q & A

In advance of Canada Water Week, the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB)-Okanagan WaterWise is pleased to join with UBCO’s Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services (BRAES) to present ‘Beyond Climate.’ A timely, touching and hopeful documentary that looks at how climate change is affecting us here in the valley and around B.C., and...

Kids Take Over UBC! | Home is where the art is

The 4th annual Kids Take Over UBC! returns February 13-15. Celebrate Family day weekend with FREE online and some on-site programming for all-ages from the comforts of home. Open to all families, you’ll find participatory music performances, family-friendly theatre, hands-on workshops and so much more! Kids Take Over UBC is co-hosted by UBC Arts &...

UBC Apple Festival

CKNW is proud to be a part of the UBC Apple Festival! Celebrating their 27th Year October 13 & 14, 2018, 11 am – 4 pm! A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of BC’s favourite fruits. From learning about the diversity of apples to tasting rare and unusual varieties,...
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Living Well Dying Well: Active Decision Making, Planning for Caregiving at Home

If your loved one becomes seriously ill or is again, do you know what to expect and hour to plan for caregiving? Bring you partner, relative or best friend for a free two hour workshop to learn where to turn to, what information you need and who to contact for help. Presented by Dr. Carole...

UBC XdHacks

XdHacks, founded in 2018, serves to connect passionate individuals from different disciplines to work together to create innovative tech projects that tackle society’s current issues. We believe that cross-disciplinary ideas through hackathons foster innovative approaches in the field of technology. Our mission is to guide students to CONNECT with one another and with professionals from...

HU – Experience The Sound of Soul

July 24. HU – Experience The Sound of Soul. HU is the sound behind all sounds. We are Soul, never having a beginning nor end. You are invited to a spiritual discussion on Soul. Free. http://www.meetup.com/Kelowna-Spiritual-Experiences-Group/. Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave., Kelowna 7-8pm.
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2nd Annual Live Auction Benefiting Okangan Mental Health Services Society

Come to Third Space Coffee on Friday, May 5th, 2017! Bridging to Goodness will be hosting the 2nd Annual auction with Michael Odenbach of Western Star Auctions officiating and all proceeds from the auction will be donated to Okanagan Mental Health Services Society. Third Space Coffee is a registered non-profit foundation comprised of individuals committed to developing authentic connection & community. Through their core services of professional development, life guidance and spiritual exploration, they strive to create that space for you. All programs operated by the Okanagan Mental Health Services Society promote community focused services to individuals diagnosed with a persistent mental illness. They operate two programs; The Assisted Living Program and the Therapeutic Work Program. These programs provide flexible services that adapt to the challenging needs of individuals requiring assistance. All participants in the programs are referred through the Kelowna Mental Health Centre.

UBC Botanical Garden – Treasured Bulb Sale

Come discover garden favourites, rare wonders and speciality bulbs for all seasons. Our sale focuses on less common, dormant bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes–donated by the Garden, volunteer propagation groups, and the Friends of the Garden. In previous years, our crew prepped and sold 150 different taxa from Acis to Zantedeschia. The Shop in the...

UBC Reads Sustainability with Amitav Ghosh

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable with Amitav Ghosh Are we deranged? The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so. The extreme nature of today’s climate events, Ghosh asserts, make them peculiarly resistant to contemporary modes of thinking and imagining. This is particularly true of the writing...
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“Lost Rivers” – Online Film Screening, Panel Discussion

JOIN US for our annual fun & informative movie night, celebrating UN World Water Day & Canada Water Week! The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) – Okanagan WaterWise and UBC Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience and Ecosystem Services (BRAES) invite you to a special ONLINE screening of “Lost Rivers,” followed by a panel discussion, on...

Intermission at The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is kicking off 2021 with the next installment of the Intermission Series featuring the work of two upcoming local artists from UBC Okanagan’s Master of Fine Arts program. Curated by Board Member Bailey Ennig, MFA students Brittany Reitzel and Sam Neal will occupy the Alternators Main and Window Galleries....

UBC Science Rendezvous

Join us for The University of British Columbia’s 2019 Science Rendezvous festival. Science Rendezvous is an annual festival held across Canada showcasing the Art in Science. Science Rendezvous theme this year is “STEAM big” encouraging new exciting collaborations between scientists and artists, science and art. Check out art-science performances (poetry and 3D-printed violin), take a...
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Canada 150: Celebration of the Senses – UBC Farm, Vancouver

Come and celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation! The Société de développement économique de la Colombie-Britannique (SDECB) invites you to discover the rich variety of BC’s environment through five events under the theme of the “Celebration of the Senses”. It will showcase local food and drink, and the know-how inherited from over 150 years...

UBC & VGH Hospital Foundation Innovators’ Challenge

Join VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation on May 6 at the BMO Capital Markets Innovators’ Challenge as three teams engage in a spirited battle for funding to advance innovative ideas, designed to transform health care. This fun and competitive evening brings out Vancouver Coastal Health’s all-star physicians and scientists who’ll pitch their revolutionary ideas for...
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Science Rendezvous at UBC

Join us for The University of British Columbia’s 2018 Science Rendezvous festival. Science Rendezvous is an annual festival held across Canada showcasing the Art in Science. This year’s theme is “Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!” and will emphasize science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) research and innovation. On Saturday May 12 (10 AM – 2 PM)...

Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony at UBC

This year’s Annual Remembrance Day ceremony at UBC will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019 in the War Memorial Gym. The event is open to all and is an opportunity for all to honour and remember all those who served in times of war, military conflict and peace. Doors to the Gym will open...