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'A fragment of something much bigger' — new exhibition showcases paintings by Paul Maymuru

15 May 2024
A new exhibition showcasing expansive works by Maŋgalili artist Paul Maymuru will open next week at the University of Melbourne’s Fiona and Sidney Myer Gallery....

University of Melbourne upskills film students using the latest Hollywood technology

1 May 2024
Cutting-edge virtual production technology that’s being used in Hollywood, is now available to students and industry practitioners at the University of Melbourne, with a...

Triennial competition opens to celebrate talented young violinists

26 April 2024
Australia’s finest young violinists will once again compete for a total prize pool of $55,000 in the country’s most generous violin scholarship, the University of...

New exhibition 'Oscilloforms' explores links between contemporary art and its historical precursors

19 April 2024
An exciting new exhibition will open at the University of Melbourne’s Project8 Gallery next week exploring the relationship between twenty-first century artforms and the...

'We are all artists' — Renowned human rights educator visits University of Melbourne

17 April 2024
Internationally renowned human rights speaker and educator Professor André de Quadros recently presented the public lecture ‘Freedom dreaming, storytelling, and rec...

VCA Film and Television students make 'Fast Films' in new collaboration

10 April 2024
Students from the Victorian College of the Arts recently travelled to Shepparton to participate in a whirlwind movie-making experience with students from the Greater Shepparto...

The Philip Hunter Fellowship to support new play exploring pivotal moments in climate science history

10 April 2024
Emerging playwright Jason O'Leary (Master of Theatre (Writing) VCA 2023) has been awarded the 2023 Philip Hunter Fellowship to develop Spring's Decline, a new play dramatising...

Musicologist Linda Barwick receives Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award

9 April 2024
Renowned Australian musicologist Emeritus Professor Linda Barwick has been announced as the recipient of the 2024 Sir Bernard Heinze Memorial Award....

Left Write Hook program reaches new milestone with latest funding announcement

9 April 2024
A project co-led by Faculty of Fine Arts and Music researcher Dr Donna Lyon has recently been awarded a Federal Government grant to assess the project’s outcomes....

New report calls for cultural change in Australian screen industry

14 March 2024
A new report co-authored by University of Melbourne Senior Lecturer Jo Briscoe has found that cultural problems and destructive work conditions are leading to creative opportu...

'I fell in love with the art making process at university': Meet VCA graduate Amina Briggs

7 March 2024
Amina Briggs is a Boonwurrung Erub artist and recent graduate of the Master of Contemporary Art at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). Since graduating in 2023, Amina has...

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music appoints two world-class pianists

5 March 2024
The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music is thrilled to announce two new appointments to its keyboard performance program, Andrea Lam and Konstantin Shamray. Both are widely rega...