How the VCA’s history can help shape Melbourne’s future
As the University of Melbourne's VCA celebrates its 50th anniversary, what lessons can Melbourne’s post-lockdown artists draw from the institution’s history?
The arts and Australia’s mental wellbeing
The creative arts can our support mental health, but a University of Melbourne expert says we need ongoing and joined up research to understand its impact.
What can the arts do in the face of climate change?
The arts plays a role in climate change awareness, but it can do more, helping to define global ecological citizenship says a University of Melbourne expert.
The woman who stitched her way into art history
A University of Melbourne expert says Melbourne artist Mirka Mora, who was known for her bold and bright work, was a trailblazer for women artists in the 70s.
The joy of a first commission
One of Australia’s most dynamic artists, Sally Smart, reflects on starting in the art world as the University of Melbourne's First Commissions exhibition opens
Making a lasting impression
First Commissions, an ambitious new University of Melbourne project, unites the world’s masterpieces with emerging artists to create the next generation of art.
The perfection of David
Michelangelo’s statue of David is an iconic statement on physical perfection and continues to inspire emerging artists, says a University of Melbourne expert.
An interview with Tom Crago
Artist and PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne, Tom Crago, is exhibiting at the international Triennial at the National Gallery of Victoria.
Jon Cattapan: A portrait of the artist as a new director
As Professor Jon Cattapan starts a new role as Director at the University of Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts - he talks life, loss, longevity and art.
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.