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A 16th century, 11-metre-long scroll illustrating the history of the world from Biblical times will be on show to the public for the first time, as the centrepiece of an exclusive exhibition of recent acquisitions from the Kerry Stokes collection, to be held at the University of Melbourne for Rare Book Week from July 14.

New research and teaching labs – with cutting edge analytical equipment to detect the paints and pigments used by artists and examine drawings underneath paintings – will be housed in the new Centre being launched today at the University of Melbourne.

Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) students will transform Melbourne’s Windsor Hotel into a public gallery while vying for The Windsor Art Award, a $10 000 scholarship recognising Australia’s best emerging talent.

A new exhibition at the University of Melbourne will explore the heartfelt and complex relationship we have with animals.  

The University of Melbourne has announced Dr Chris McAuliffe, Director of the Ian Potter Museum of Art, will resign from his position as of February.

The University of Melbourne will host three exhibitions focused on medicine from the perspectives of artists, anatomists, medical teachers and teaching hospitals.

Australia’s ranks of classically trained Indigenous singers will grow substantially this week, with the graduation of three Aboriginal men from the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts.

The Victorian College of the Arts’ School of Art is proud to announce Ross Coulter as the 2011 winner of the $25,000 Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship.

While landscape art was traditionally seen as a key way of representing personal and cultural identity, well-known art historian and writer Professor Timothy Clark believes that many 19th Century painters resisted such a push.

Prof Clark, a Distinguished Visiting Professor from the University of York and a Professor Emeritus at the University of California (Berkley), will give the keynote lecture on Friday June 17 at the University of Melbourne’s Festival of Ideas session “Australian Identity Today”.