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Director Samara Hersch appointed Female Director in Residence at Malthouse Theatre

10 Dec 2014

Alumna Samara Hersch is the 2015 Female Director in Residence at the Malthouse Theatre.

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Pat Brassington 'Camouflage' 2010 pigment print 55 X 80 cm Courtesy the artist and ARC ONE Gallery, Melbourne
$26M art donation for new contemporary Australian art museum at the University of Melbourne, Southbank

03 Dec 2014

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.

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Rodney Seaborn Playwright's Award 2014

03 Dec 2014

Playwright Mari Lourey (Master of Writing for Performance, 2013) has received the Rodney Seaborn Playwright's Award 2014.

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Arts Education funding is about getting partnerships right

27 Nov 2014

By Professor Su Baker, Director of the Victorian College of the Arts

The recent passing of Gough Whitlam provided many with an opportunity to reflect nostalgically on the education funding changes his Government initiated in 1973. 

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Australian Cultural John Monash Scholar 2015 awarded to alumna

26 Nov 2014

Alumna Alies Sluiter (Postgraduate Diploma in Music Performance, 2003) has been made the Australian Cutlural John Monash Scholar 2015.

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Tiriki Onus wins new Hutchinson Indigenous Fellowship for possum skin cloak project

12 Nov 2014

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.

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University of Melbourne researchers recognised in ARC awards

06 Nov 2014

Three projects at the VCA and MCM have been awarded $1.1 million in funding as part of the ARC awards.

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Joshua Robson awarded the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment

14 Oct 2014

Music theatre alumnus receives $20,000 award for professional development.

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Composer Barry Conyngham
New symphony for ANZAC centenary

07 Sep 2014

Louise Bennet talks to one of Australia’s most celebrated composers who has just marked his 70th birthday with the debut of his latest composition, ANZAC, at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

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Associate Dean for Indigenous Development and Head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Development, Deborah Cheetham.
Helen Macpherson Smith Trust announces $1 million Indigenous art residency program

03 Sep 2014

A $1 million grant from the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust has been announced to establish a far-reaching new Indigenous arts residency program in perpetuity at the University of Melbourne – the Hutchinson Indigenous Residency (HIR).

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World-renowned musicians convene in Melbourne for Mimir

01 Sep 2014

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.

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The Windsor Art Prize winner announced

30 Aug 2014

Yandell Walton (Master of Fine Arts, Visual Art) has been awarded the 2014 Windsor Art Prize at an event at the Hotel Windsor in Melbourne.

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