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  1. 4 August 2017 - Humanities

    Censorship and celebration at La Mama

    La Mama Theatre celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. The University of Melbourne Archives' collection includes a detailed history of the avant-garde theatre

  2. Podcast4 August 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Art on the page

    Special collections librarian at the University of Melbourne, Susan Millard, shows off some Matisse, Miró and Sonia Delaunay illustrations and artworks.

  3. Podcast26 July 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Five things about ... The Germaine Greer audio archive

    In 2013 the University of Melbourne bought the Germaine Greer Archive. We speak to the archivists about the 150 hours of audio recorded by Greer herself.

  4. 27 July 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Hip Hop’s healing power

    Hip Hop pays off in engaging kids in learning, finds University of Melbourne music therapy researcher, as genre's recognised health benefits go mainstream

  5. 26 July 2017 - Arts & Culture

    Confronting the feel, smell and taste of blood

    The inaugural exhibition at the University of Melbourne's Science Gallery Melbourne, explores our relationship with the sometimes confronting topic of blood.

  6. 26 June 2017 - Humanities

    Rebuilding cultural heritage after disaster

    A University of Melbourne team helped restore precious churches after the 2013 Philippine earthquake, adapting established Western conservation practices.

  7. 15 June 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Small pictures, big legacy: The 9 by 5 exhibition then and now

    The University of Melbourne's VCA is marking Australia’s influential 9 by 5 Impression Exhibition of 1889 with a new exhibition with the same small dimensions.

  8. 2 June 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Laura Woodward: The power of public art

    Dr Laura Woodward, an award-winning kinetic sculptor and artist at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, explains becoming an artist.

  9. 28 May 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The myth and magic of Sgt Pepper

    As the Beatles' most celebrated album, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club band, turns 50, Mark Pollard from the University of Melbourne discusses its many myths.

  10. 26 May 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The VCA in photos: 1978 – 1986

    In 1978, when Dr Janine Burke was studying at the Victorian College of the Arts, she bought a second-hand camera; she ended up capturing a slice of VCA history.