VCA alumna Yvette Coppersmith wins the Archibald Prize 2018
Visual Art alumna Yvette Coppersmith has been awarded Australia’s most distinguished portraiture prize for her self-portrait.
Welcome to The Stables – a new, world-class arts facility in Melbourne’s Arts Precinct
The former Victoria Police Mounted Branch stables have been transformed by Kerstin Thompson Architects into world-class teaching and learning facilities for students of the University of …
Monochromes are so much more than a grey area in visual art
Artists who engage in contemporary monochrome art practices see themselves as part of a growing lineage – as a new exhibition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery …
Myuran Sukumaran’s final 72 hours – what GUILTY tells us about the death penalty, and life
Paper Planes and Van Diemen’s Land producer Maggie Miles talks about co-writing and producing a film about the Bali Nine convicted criminal’s last days.
Art of war: where conflict meets creativity
The relationship between Australia’s military efforts and sanctioned artists dates back to 1918 but, as the nation’s 63rd official war artist explains, there are as many …
Curator Natalie King on her new role as Enterprise Professor at the VCA
Natalie King curates Australian and international programs that include exhibition making, publications, lectures, workshops and cultural partnerships across contemporary art and Indigenous culture. She discusses her …
Robert Ambrose Cole, Rosslynd Piggott, Angelina Pwerle, Lindy Lee and David Rosetzky in a new exhibition at the Margaret Lawrence Gallery
In this catalogue essay, Margaret Lawrence Gallery Director Dr David Sequeira sets up the gallery’s latest exhibition, In Between: Notions of transition and the intermediate.
Peek into Buxton Contemporary with new director Ryan Johnston
Walk and talk with the inaugural director of Buxton Contemporary, on the University of Melbourne’s Southbank campus, before the gallery opens on 9 March.
Doing Feminism: an interview with Professor Anne Marsh
With feminism and what it means so firmly back on the public agenda, there’s never been a better time to get to grips with its role …
Discover hidden art and artefacts at the University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne is home to 32 cultural collections including libraries, prints, rare books and music archives, you just need to know how to find …
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