The former Victoria Police Mounted Branch stables have been transformed into world-class teaching and learning facilities for students of the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Music following an $18 million make-over.
Professor Alexis Wright, a member of the Waanyi Nation and Boisbouvier Chair in Australian Literature at the University of Melbourne Faculty of Arts, has been awarded the 2018 Stella Prize for Tracker, the collective memoir of Aboriginal leader and visionary Tracker Tilmouth.
Families from across Melbourne are invited to show their pieces of wartime heritage to conservation experts, share their stories and get free advice on cleaning and care next Saturday 21 April and Sunday 22 April at Melbourne Museum.
A violin made almost entirely from the debris left by the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami will arrive at the University of Melbourne next week for a concert commemorating the 7th anniversary of the disaster.
Ryan Johnston will be the inaugural Director of Buxton Contemporary, the new purpose-built home for the Michael Buxton Collection embedded at the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts.
University of Melbourne thought leaders from five disciplines – arts, creative arts, engineering, medicine and architecture – have created research-based installations accessible online and via a specially designed exhibition space set within the heart of the NGV Triennial exhibition.
Journalist, broadcaster and author Andrew Dodd has been appointed as the new Director of the Centre for Advancing Journalism at the University of Melbourne and has begun work in the Faculty of Arts this month.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.