$5-million gift creates new arts centre at UBC

April 4, 2012

Through his family foundation, arts philanthropist Michael Audain has made a $5-million gift that will establish a major new visual arts centre at the University of British Columbia. The donation will create the Audain Art Centre, an important new facility for the institution's Department of Art History, Visual Art Theory. Tying with the largest donation UBC's arts faculty has ever received, the gift brings Audain's total donations to UBC to more than $10 million. UBC News Release