Deborah Cheetham inducted on to Victorian Women's Honour Roll
13 Mar 2015
Twenty-two women were inducted onto the Victorian Honour Roll of Women at a ceremony at Federation Square on Wednesday 11 March 2015. Among them was opera singer and composer Ms Deborah Cheetham AO, the VCA & MCM's Associate Dean (Indigenous Development).
The annual induction recognises the achievements and contributions of remarkable Victorian women who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in their field of expertise, interest or endeavour.The Honour Roll was first established in 2001 and contains over 500 names.
VCA & MCM March e-newsletter
13 Mar 2015
Read the March edition of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter.
Erin Tily-Laurie, Tura As Varla As Tura, 2015.
Celebrating International Women's Day
02 Mar 2015
In celebration of International Women’s Day on Sunday March 8, recent graduates from the School of Art will be screening a program of video works on the five flat screen monitors in the Hub Building (Southbank campus) from March 2 – 15. Read More
Acclaimed Indigenous artist Richard Frankland joins the VCA & MCM
25 Feb 2015
One of Australia’s foremost Indigenous artists, Richard Frankland, has joined the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (VCA & MCM) at the University of Melbourne, as Head of Curriculum & Programs. Read More
Rare 'Doctor Who' synthesiser, EMS Synthi 100, restored after decades in storage
20 Feb 2015
When Leslie Craythorn retires as the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music's senior technical officer this year he will leave behind a rare instrument. On request of the university, Mr Craythorn has spent some of his last months on the job meticulously restoring a rare Electronic Music Studios (EMS) Synthi 100 modular synthesiser. The ABC reports.
Encounters performer and Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) student Rosie Leverton. Photos by Peter Casamento
University of Melbourne takes arts to the streets for SummerSalt
04 Feb 2015
As part of the Melbourne Arts Precinct, the University of Melbourne is sponsoring the dynamic outdoor arts festival SummerSalt, currently underway until February 21, 2015 Read More
AACTA Award for Best Feature Length Documentary
30 Jan 2015
Congratulations to Film & TV alumni Kitty Green, Jonathan auf der Heide and Michael Latham who received the AACTA Award for ‘Best Feature Length Documentary’ for their film Ukraine is not a Brothel.
Winner of Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction at Sundance
27 Jan 2015
Congratualtions to Film & TV alumna Kitty Green who received the ‘Short Film Jury Award for Non-Fiction’ at the Sundance Film Festival for The Face Of Ukraine: Casting Oksania Baiul.
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
Arts Education funding is about getting partnerships right
27 Nov 2014
By Professor Su Baker, Director of the Victorian College of the Arts Read More
The recent passing of Gough Whitlam provided many with an opportunity to reflect nostalgically on the education funding changes his Government initiated in 1973.