Why Shakespeare would approve of the Pop-Up Globe
As Melbourne hosts a world-first replica pop-up of Shakespeare's second Globe theatre; a University of Melbourne expert explains why the Bard would approve.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi: Why the critics are wrong
Set to open in late 2017 the Louvre Abu Dhabi may break down barriers between Eastern and Western art, argues a University of Melbourne expert.
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.
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.
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.
Jellyfish: Where art meets science
Artist Penelope Davis brings together art and University of Melbourne's scientific expertise in her exhibition, Sea-change - a commentary on climate change.
Sex and ping pong: Sidney Nolan and the Gallery School
As the art world marks centenary of Australian artist Sidney Nolan's birth, the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts looks at his legacy.
Beautiful and unsettling: The world of artist Patricia Piccinini
VCA alumna Patricia Piccinini, whose works include Graham and Skywhale, has an instantly recognisable aesthetic that is at once grotesque and fascinating.