The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory is housed in several buildings on campus: the Frederic Lasserre Building, Auditorium Annex A, the Old Fire Hall, B.C. Binning Studios, Dorothy Somerset Studios, and the Audain Art Centre.
Our facilities are located within the Arts & Culture District, which is also home to the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, the Frederic Wood Theatre, the UBC School of Music, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, and the Museum of Anthropology.
Visual art students may have access to a number of unique studio facilities and working spaces to develop their praxis and
interact with our specialized faculty and staff.
Art history and critical and curatorial studies graduate students have access to a graduate lounge in the Lasserre Building, the Visual Resources Centre, and study spaces at the Music, Art & Architecture Library.