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In one of the most significant acts of arts philanthropy to an Australian university, property developer and passionate art collector, Michael Buxton, has donated his private contemporary Australian art collection to the University of Melbourne.

Indigenous story telling drawing inspiration from the cultural significance of the possum skin cloak will be the focus of a year long project for Victorian multimedia and performing artist, Tiriki Onus, who was today awarded the inaugural Hutchinson Indigenous Fellowship (HIF) at the University of Melbourne.

Graduating Theatre students from the Victorian College of the Arts will take live performance and theatre works to regional Victoria, with a series of performances and workshops, starting in Natimuk on Saturday 22 November.

Regional students will showcase their finely tuned musical skills at an evening performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music this Friday 12 September.

Celebrated string musicians from the LA Philharmonic, Houston Symphony, Chicago Symphony and Cavani String Quartet will convene this week for a series of public performances and masterclasses.

Australian composer and Dean of the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Barry Conyngham, will premiere his new composition ANZAC in Melbourne this weekend.

Professor Marcia Langton is among the leading Indigenous scholars, artists, politicians and sporting personalities to pay tribute to the life and achievements of the late Gavin Jones.

The Victorian College of the Arts will this Friday launch a new music theatre project A Little Touch of Chaos.

Visions reports on how the new Victorian College of the Arts musical theatre project A Little Touch of Chaos  came to be, after nearly two years of development. 

Talented violinist Anne-Marie Johnson has been awarded the 2014 Dorcas McClean Travelling Scholarship, Australia’s richest prize for violinists.

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