Melbourne from a sketcher's point of view

May 17 / 193

Our University was the site of a meet up for members of a global community of urban sketchers, who recently took part in a workshop with legendary sketcher Stephanie Bower.

9x5 NOW exhibition receives huge response from Australia’s leading artists

May 17 / 193

More than 300 contemporary visual artists have contributed original artworks for the upcoming 9x5 NOW exhibition at the Victorian College of the Arts, to be staged in June at the University of Melbourne’s Margaret Lawrence Gallery.

A Synthesis between chemistry and art

May 16 / 182

Collaborations take time – sometimes far more than anticipated. Such was the case with a project begun in late 2014 between researchers at the University of Melbourne’s School of Chemistry and artists from the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

Melbourne biomedical art features in multimedia work for White Night

February 16 / 175

Spectacular images captured by some of the University of Melbourne’s biomedical researchers will feature in Melbourne’s White Night celebrations this year. 

Street artist wins $45,000 Indigenous arts residency

December 15 / 173

Contemporary artist Josh Muir, whose work draws on hip-hop and street art culture, has won a year-long residency at the University of Melbourne, including a cash grant of $40,000 and up to $5,000 for materials as part of the Hutchinson Indigenous Residency.

$26M art donation for new contemporary Australian art museum

December 14 / 150

In one of the most significant acts of arts philanthropy to an Australian university, property developer and passionate art collector, Michael Buxton, has donated his contemporary Australian art collection to the University.

Helen Macpherson Smith Trust announces $1 million Indigenous art residency

September 14 / 143

A $1 million grant from the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust will establish a far-reaching Indigenous arts residency program in perpetuity at the University.

Science graduate wins Student Services Centre Art Competition

January 14 / 127

The artwork of Science graduate Jennifer Vuong has been named the winner of the Student Services Centre’s ‘Lonely Wall’ competition.

Burnley Gardens honours Melbourne Alumna Michèle Adler

November 13 / 124

The new Michèle Adler Gates, dedicated to former lecturer in Horticulture Michèle Adler, have been installed at the Burnley campus.

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