Arts & Culture
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
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.
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.
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
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.
Rebuilding cultural heritage after disaster
A University of Melbourne team helped restore precious churches after the 2013 Philippine earthquake, adapting established Western conservation practices.
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.
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.
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.
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.