Online Art Exhibits & Research Projects
Seminar on Postwar Modernist Architecture on Southern Vancouver Island
The papers here were produced in Fall 2009 by students in HA 465/554: Seminar on Postwar Modernist Architecture on Southern Vancouver Island. Taught by Dr. Christopher Thomas, the course included senior undergraduate and graduate students in UVic's Department of History in Art. Instead of a research essay, students were asked to write a Statement of Significance — an SOS — about a postwar Modernist building, ensemble of buildings, or cultural landscape of their choice on southern Vancouver Island.
Academic Involvement Plan 2005
The purpose of this document is to summarize the Maltwood's current activities with regard to academic involvement on campus, and to provide a starting point for discussion regarding increasing and improving the academic integration of the Maltwood's collections, exhibitions and programs with course offerings at the University of Victoria.
Academic Involvement Plan 2010 Update (PDF)
An update to the University of Victoria Art Collections and Galleries' current activities with regard to academic involvement on campus, and to provide a starting point for discussion regarding increasing and improving the academic integration of the collections, exhibitions and programs with course offerings at the University of Victoria.
Art of Physics Exhibit
This exhibit focuses on the art and aesthetic of scientific imagery, a relatively unknown aspect of the scientific endeavor. The exhibit was on display from Oct. 7, 2005 to Oct. 27, 2005 in the McPherson Library Gallery.
Millions of collections records and images can be found through Artefacts Canada and through Image Gallery. It is used by heritage professionals to research and discover the fascinating world of Canadian cultural and natural collections.
Arts and Crafts Movement in Victoria, B.C.
This site explores the Arts and Crafts Movement in Europe, America, and Victoria B.C. Special focus is on Victoria architect Samuel Maclure, the Roycroft Institute founded by Elbert Hubbard, Louis Comfort Tiffany and his glasswork companies, and Rookwood Pottery.
World Directory of Arts, Media, and Technology Centres. Related to the New Media Conference site.
Frederick Joseph Spalding: Photographer - Tourist - Visionary
This website celebrates the early history of Fernie and the East Kootenay region of BC as captured in the stunning photographs of Joseph F. Spalding. The website, designed by UVic students in collaboration with Mike Pennock of the Fernie & District Historical Society, is an outcome of a Community-University Research Alliance project.
Six magnificent pieces of art representing the collaborative work of Northwest Coast artists. The ceremonial furnishings were a gift from Michael C. Williams. This web site was created in conjunction with the University of Victoria's centennial celebrations and the Michael Williams Legacy Exhibit, August 25 - October 10, 2003.
Dr. Carolyn Butler-Palmer
Carolyn Butler Palmer occupies the Williams Legacy Chair in the Department of History in Art at the University of Victoria (UVic). She came to the University of Victoria in 2008 as Williams Legacy Chair in Modern and Contemporary Arts of the Pacific Northwest, a position created by the estate of local businessman and art collector Michael Williams. The Williams Legacy Chair research brief encompasses community-based research, collections research, and research about the arts of the Pacific Northwest region.
Glimpses into Upper Státimc History through Photographs
This website was developed by UVic graduate student Towagh Behr as a portal through which the Upper Státimc Language, Culture and Education Society (USLCES) can conduct community research around historical photographs. The website is an outcome of a Community-University Research Alliance project in partnership with the USLCES.
History of Furniture Timeline
Features a visual timeline along with background information on the various historical periods of furniture making.
Karl Spreitz Film Collection
The Maltwood recently acquired a collection of the films of this pioneer of the BC Film industry.
Maltwood Journal Online
The Maltwood Journal updated online.
Michael Williams Legacy
Over 60 works from the collection of Michael Williams, many on public display for the first time. Pieces include sculpture, paintings, carvings and furniture by some of the West Coast's best artists. This web site was created in conjunction with the University of Victoria's centennial celebrations and the Michael Williams Legacy Exhibit, August 25 - October 10, 2003.
Michael Williams Legacy in Vancouver
Selected works from the vast Michael Williams collection of West Coast art on display at the Pendulum Gallery (HSBC Building) in Vancouver from March 8-19, 2004. Hosted by the UVic Alumni Association Vancouver Branch, in conjunction with the UVic Co-operative Education Program and the Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery.
Modern Architecture in Victoria and at UVic
Learn about Modern architecture on UVic's Campus and in Victoria.
Myfanwy Pavelic Featured here are selected works from our collection by the noted Vancouver Island artist.
New Media Conference 2001
Look here for information about the New Media Conference at UVic February, 2002.
On Line Collaborative Research Facility (OLCORF)
Currently in development, the On Line Collaborative Research Facility (OLCORF) will provide for web-based museum-specific collaborative research. Note: Log in is required.
Rollin Art Centre Database
Database containing the collection of Port Alberni's Rollin Art Centre. This Database was developed by Maltwood staff under the Community University Research Alliance (CURA) project.
R. R. Bayne
The Bayne Collection includes more than 730 sketches, drawings, and other items produced during sketching tours made by R. R. Bayne in Europe and India during the late 1800s.
The Cornett Building, on campus at the University of Victoria, has become an established centre for Coast Salish art. By displaying artworks created by Coast Salish artists, the University of Victoria and the Faculty of Social Sciences hopes to honour the history, customs, and culture of the Coast Salish, while inspiring student, faculty, and the greater community.
The John and Katharine Maltwood Collection
This exhibit is dedicated to showcasing the John & Katharine Maltwood Bequest, the founding collection of the Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery at the University of Victoria. This site offers information about John & Katharine Maltwood, the Maltwood Bequest, and the Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery itself.
The Lorenzen Mushroom Collection
This display is made possible through the generous donation of Mrs Margaret Vincent who worked in the McPherson Library, here at the University of Victoria, for approximately 20 years. She began accumulating these incredibly diverse ceramic 'specimens' from the Lorenzen mushroom collection during her frequent visits to their pottery studio in Nova Scotia.
"They Don't Make Them Like They Use To" Virtual Exhibit
An online exhibit that shows furniture from makers around Victoria.
Towards a Museology of Reconciliation
Proceedings of the conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia concerning culture and the arts after the war.
Understanding Place in Culture
This exhibition presents a selection of prints from the George and Christiane Smyth and Vincent Rickard Northwest Coast Print collection that focus on representations of place and Indigenous knowledge production. The perspectives represented by these artists challenge the hegemonic practices of institutions, such as museums, by positioning the artists as the ethnographic authorities on their cultural expressions and knowledge.
Unity of Movement
A virtual exhibition that explores the relationship of three modern Canadian artists; Emily Carr, Katharine Maltwood and Myfanwy Pavelic.
UVic Millennium Mural Project
A project sponsored by the federal and provincial governments featuring the artwork of UVic alumnus and Metis artist Rick Rivet.
Visions of the West Coast: Robert Aller and His Community
A celebration of the creative expression of artists living or working in the Alberni Valley region. Many of the works on display come from Robert Aller's personal donation to the Rollin Art Centre, while others are works by local artists from Rollin's permanent collection.
Yet Sun Heywa
Educational site offers an "on-line" game designed to explore Northwest Coast First Nations Art and Culture.