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‘There’s always an opportunity somewhere’: Meet VCA alum Jacob Boehme

1 February 2024
Meet Jacob Boehme, a Narangga and Kaurna man and graduate of the Master of Writing for Performance program at the Victorian College of the Arts. As founding Creative Dire...

When you sit down to build a sandcastle, take a look around you: the beach is already sculpting

3 January 2024
Mark Friedlander explores how we can harness qualities of the beach to build the perfect sandcastle....

Bridging the gap: Creating a future in music for children with disabilities

12 December 2023
A University of Melbourne research program run in conjunction with Melbourne Youth Orchestras, the Adaptive Music Bridging Program, is proudly preparing the first co...

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music is proud to present ‘The Magic Flute’

5 December 2023
This December sees students from the Master of Music (Opera Performance), Bachelor of Music (Voice), Master of Production Design (Stage), and the Melbourne Conservatorium of M...

VCA graduates showcase short films on MIFF Play

28 November 2023
The next generation of Australian filmmakers will showcase their graduating works from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) from 1 to 15 December....

‘Your first set of instincts are usually the best ones’: Meet VCA graduating artist Zane Edwards

28 November 2023
Meet Zane Edwards, a graduating Honours student at the VCA whose latest series of portraits explore themes of vulnerability, distrust, and desire. In this captivating body of...

Anna Bao En Sing: Balancing Music and Medicine

27 November 2023
For the first time in more than five years, The University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (UMSO) has just completed an international tour of Singapore and Kuala Lumpur....

Next generation of artists unveil work at 2023 VCA Grad Show

27 November 2023
Featuring more than 140 projects, the 2023 Art Grad Show is one of the largest exhibitions of emerging art in the country, offering audiences insight into the latest developme...

Transforming music education using online delivery

21 November 2023
A new framework is giving music teachers the tools and strategies needed to enhance student outcomes by harnessing technology....

VCA graduating artist Yixuan Zhao explores the depths of beauty in new paintings

17 November 2023
Master of Contemporary Art student Yixuan Zhao deeply appreciates classical painting. In her latest project, Yixuan merges classical Rococo imagery with innovative painting te...

VCA graduating artist Naimo Omar is using art as a vehicle for change

17 November 2023
Meet Naimo Omar, a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art) student in the Drawing and Printmaking department. Naimo’s work, deeply influenced by her Muslim and Somali heritag...