Category: Melbourne Events

Art and Art History related events in Melbourne. We welcome submissions in this category. If you are organising or know of an event that would be of interest to our readers please see ‘Contact Us’ for detail on how to submit an item.

Book Launch | University Construction

University Construction was a one-day exhibition by David Homewood and Bronté Lambert. The exhibition was open from 11am to 7pm on 23 June 2015. It was held in a classroom of John Medley Building at the University of Melbourne. The exhibition presented a variety of readymade, found and modified objects—many sourced from the University campus—in geometric configurations on the classroom floor, accompanied by a flyer and information sheet. The publication University Construction is a record of the exhibition. It includes photographs of the exhibition, along with scans of the flyer and information sheet. The publication also includes More Minor Constructions, a series of photographs taken several weeks after the exhibition closed, in the classroom where the exhibition was held. The publication serves a documentary function; it also builds a discursive context around the exhibition. It features texts by David Homewood, Helen…

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Panel Discussion | Collectivism and the art of the poster making | Ian Potter Museum of Art

Convenor: Roger Butler AM, Senior Curator of Australian Prints and Drawings, NGA Speakers: Exhibiting artists Carole Wilson, Dianna Wells, Nicholas Mau, Wendy Black, Julie Sheils Join Roger Butler and some of the artists exhibiting in the exhibition for a discussion of the power of this community art movement as a mode of social commentary and how they went about designing and printing posters, pamphlets, postcards, t-shirts, banners and fabric to disseminate their views. Don’t Be Too Polite: Posters and activism features works by printmaking collectives Redletter Community Workshop Inc. (1977-1991), Another Planet Posters (1985-1991) and Red Planet Inc. (1992-2001) spanning from the early eighties to the mid-nineties. The prints reflect community engagement and concerns for the socio-political and changing economic environment of the late twentieth century. Producing timely and significant works in response to nuclear testing, shifting social norms, a…

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AICCM Symposium and Workshops | Shock of the New: Modern Materials, Media and Methods | Melbourne February 2017

The AICCM Objects and Electron Special Interest Groups welcome you to register for the AICCM symposium the Shock of the New: Modern Materials, Media and Methods, to be held at the Royal Exhibition Building Theatrette in Melbourne, Australia from 8-9 February 2017. The program includes over 20 presentations from conservators and researchers around Australia and the worlds, as well as renowned invited speakers Dragan Espenschied (Rhizome, USA) and Kate Dunn (UNSW, Australia). Registration costs include morning and afternoon tea, as well as lunch for the two days. On 10 February 2017 three workshops will be held in association with the symposium. These are: Dragan Espenschied – Web Archiving AU$325 Dragan Espenschied – Emulation AU$325 Dr Michelle Woulahan – Introduction to Arduino and microcontrollers AU$265 Simon Young – Immersive VR experiences in archaeological sites FREE Places in these workshops are strictly…

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Talk and Launch | MTALKS – Dwelling as a Political Form: The Work of Archie Moore

Come to MPavilion for the presentation of the 2016 MPavilion/Art Monthly Writing Award to Tess Maunder, who will be joined in conversation by Art Monthly editor Michael Fitzgerald. This award, administered by NAVA, celebrates writing that explores the nexus between art and design, and Tess’s winning essay explores the conceptual idea of ‘dwelling’ in the practice of Indigenous artist Archie Moore. The conversation will also launch the December 2016 edition of Art Monthly Australasia, in which Tess’s essay is proudly published. Date: 6.15pm – 7.15pm, Tuesday 20 December 2016 Venue: MPavilion, Queen Victoria Gardens, St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Vic Bookings: Free event.

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Lecture | Turn! Turn! Turn! Reconsidering Art as Historiography, Dieter Roelstraete | MPavilion

MUMA Boiler Room Lecture Thursday 15 December 2016, 6.00 – 7.30pm MPavilion, Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne FREE. No bookings required. Website. Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) and The Saturday Paper are pleased to present the lecture, Turn! Turn! Turn! Reconsidering Art as Historiography, by visiting international curator Dieter Roelstraete. In his talk Roelstraete will revisit a series of articles first published online in the spring of 2009 that considered the so-termed ‘historiographic turn’ in art; a powerful trend in contemporary art in the first decade-and-a-half of the 20th century. The best known of these essays was Roelstraete’s “The Way of the Shovel: On the Archaeological Imaginary in Art”, which in 2013 became the basis of his group exhibition that debuted at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. Looking back upon his share in theorizing the notion of art…

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Classics Summer School at the University of Melbourne with Frank Sear and Christopher Gribbin

opzioni binarie come fare soldi Held over one intensive week in January, the Classics Summer School will present classes in four different subjects focussing on the great archaeological discoveries of ancient Greece and Rome, the fascinating history of the Roman province of Dalmatia, the domestic life of ancient Greeks and Romans, and finally a practical workshop to develop your argumentation skills in the style of Socrates. Book here: Presenters Emeritus Professor Frank Sear and Dr Christopher Gribbin 1. Uncovering the past: Great archaeological discoveries – Presented by Emeritus Professor Frank Sear Many Greek and Roman sites were uncovered by archaeologists, for example Heinrich Schliemann at Troy and Mycenae, Sir Arthur Evans at Knossos, and Spyridon Marinatos at Santorini. Generations of archaeologists worked for 200 years to uncover the remarkably well-preserved towns of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae and Oplontis; and their work goes on to this day.… استراتيجية غرفة تجارة وصناعة الخيارات الثنائية Read more →

Lecture | Lady and the Unicorn – Dr Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye | Australian Tapestry Workshop

buy cheapest Seroquel and Seroquel As part of the Australian Tapestry Workshop’s fortieth anniversary celebrations, the world-renowned art historian and director of the National Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris (Musée national du Moyen Âge, formerly Musée de Cluny), Dr Élisabeth Taburet-Delahaye will present a public lecture in November about the recent restoration of the magnificent The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries. The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries are a series of six wool and silk tapestries created in the 16th century and are considered to be the most important tapestry series woven in Middle Ages Europe. Featured as part of the National Museum of the Middle Ages collection since 1882, The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries recently underwent an important major restoration and conservation program in 2012 and were installed in a custom designed space opened in the museum in December 2013. In…

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RMIT University School of Art Graduate Exhibition open market currency rates in pakistan live RMIT University School of Art Graduate Exhibition  Exhibitions and performances will be located throughout various spaces at the RMIT City campus. Opening night: Wednesday 23 November 2016 Venue: RMIT City Campus, 6.00pm to 9.00 pm Programs:  Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (Honours) Master of Fine Art (by coursework) Master of Arts (Art in Public Space) (Opening 6.00pm – 8.00pm) Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts (Opening 5.30pm – 7.30pm) Find out more info on our Facebook event  Exhibition dates: Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) and (Honours) Wednesday 23 November to Wednesday 7 December 10.00am to 4.00pm (Monday to Friday) 12.00pm to 4.00pm (Saturday) Master of Fine Art (by coursework) Wednesday 23 November to Friday 2 December 10.00am to 5.00pm (Monday to Friday) 10.00am to 4.00pm (Saturday) Master of Arts (Art in Public Space) One night only Wednesday 23 November…

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Discussion | The Sculpture of Bronwyn Oliver | TarraWarra Museum of Art

opzioni binarie che danno 83 Join guest curator Julie Ewington for a special discussion on The Sculpture of Bronwyn Oliver and enjoy the unique opportunity of viewing, and learning about Oliver’s exquisite works in this much-awaited exhibition. The Sculpture of Bronwyn Oliver presents over 50 sculptures drawn from public and private Australian collections, from the mid-1980s to the artist’s final solo exhibition in 2006. It will reveal Oliver as the most significant sculptor of her generation. At a time when many artists were turning to installation, video and other ephemeral art forms, Oliver resolutely pursued making inventive and substantial works in metal, which became her signature material. Guest curator, Julie Ewington, describes Oliver as one of the most exciting and rewarding sculptors to work in Australia in the last decades of the twentieth century. Date: 2pm, 26th November 2016 Venue: TarraWarra Muesum of Art Bookings essential: $20 Adult, $15 Concession…

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Film screening | Nature in the Dark 2 | SAB Cinema RMIT

mercato online NITD 2 artists: Jenny Fraser, Radiance (Rose Staff), Olaf Meyer, Kim Munro, Michael Carmody, Hugh Davies & Jan Hendrik Brüggemeier Curator: Dr Jan Hendrik Brüggemeier NITD 2 (2015) is based on underwater survey material from marine national parks along the Victorian shore – length: about 23 minutes Showcasing animal life from Victoria, Australia, Nature in the Dark (NITD) invited artists to create video works inspired by ecological habitat surveys from the Victorian National Parks land and water. Video and photographs originally used to identify animals and population sizes are now creatively re-purposed to create works of art. Entering this art/science conversation from different points of view, artists, scientists and local communities share the same concern of gaining a better understanding of native wild life and the environments around us. Nature in the Dark as the name for the project collaboration…

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Conversation | Judy Watson and Kimberley Moulton in Conversation at Monash University Museum of Art

premarin price canada Judy Watson’s the keepers 2016 is a new video work featured in the current MUMA exhibition Life inside an Image. It includes documentary film footage shot in the Aboriginal Australian archives of the British Museum in London. In this informal discussion with curator Kimberley Moulton, Watson will discuss the keepers, her engagement with Aboriginal artefacts in cultural collections, and share her ideas around institutional responsibility, redress and repatriation. Judy Watson is a Brisbane-based Waanyi artist who was born in Mundubbera, Queensland in 1959.  Renowned for her paintings;on un-stretched canvas, Watson’s work is often concerned with unearthing hidden histories of Indigenous Australian experiences under colonialism. She has exhibited extensively at major institutions across Australia and internationally. Kimberley Moulton is a Yorta-Yorta woman and the Senior Curator of South Eastern Aboriginal Collections, Melbourne Museum. Kimberley has a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University and…

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Seminar | Beit Haim: the new permanent Holocaust Exhibition at the Sydney Jewish Museum – Dr Avril Alba | Deakin University City Campus

كسب المال الحقيقي Deakin Cultural Heritage Asia–Pacific Network presents teh following seminar. Please join us for the last seminar of the year “Beit Haim: the new permanent Holocaust Exhibition at the Sydney Jewish Museum” organised by the Deakin Cultural Heritage Asia–Pacific Network, to mark the end of our 2016 season of seminars. Dr Avril Alba (biography below) from The University of Sydney will speak about the new permanent Holocaust Exhibition at the Sydney Jewish Museum. This special event is organised in partnership with the Jewish Holocaust Centre, Melbourne. Before the seminar, there will be drinks and nibbles to come together and celebrate another busy year. Dr Avril Alba is Lecturer in Holocaust Studies and Jewish Civilisation in the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney and is also Acting Director of the University’s Masters in Museums and Heritage program. She teaches and researches in the broad…

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Hybrid Worlds: When Art and Science Collide | 2016 Ursula Hoff Contemporary Lecture | RMIT

Buy Tastylia (Tadalafil) Without Prescription Online As part of the RMIT Gallery exhibition Morbid Artis: Diseases of the Arts, RMIT Gallery, the 2016 Ursula Hoff Contemporary Art Lecture four speakers will address the challenges of identity, culture and interspecies relationships in today’s ‘super connected’ global society. Date: 22nd November 5:30pm Venue: RMIT Storey Hall Lecture Theatre, Level 1, 336-348 Swanston Street Free but register here: Speakers Dr Drew Berry, biomedical animator at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. You might know Drew’s work fromthe music videos he’s made for Bjork. Drew’s work features in the RMIT Gallery exhibition Morbis Artis: Diseases of the Arts(17 November  2016 – 18 February 2017). Dr Jonathan Duckworth, Director of the Creative Interventions Art. and Rehabilitative Technology lab (CiART).  Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University and recipient of the 2016 RMIT Award for Research Impact –…

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Lecture | Artist, Actress, Lover Johan Zoffany’s Portrait of Elizabeth Farren as Hermione in Shakespeare’s ‘A Winter’s Tale’ (c.1780) – Vivien Gaston

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Rae Alexander Lecture 2016 Zoffany’s Portrait of Elizabeth Farren as Hermione in Shakespeare’s ‘A Winter’s Tale’ in the NGV depicts one of the most striking scenes in all of Shakespeare’s plays, the moment when Hermione is returned to life. Vivien Gaston’s lecture will probe the work’s context in the life of the artist, the sitter and its owner and reveal the way a portrait can shape and direct the aspirations of all three. Celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary, the lecture will also show the continued impact of his plays and the nature of portraits as role-playing and performance. The Rae Alexander Lecture is named in honour of the first president of the La Trobe Art History Chapter. Proceeds from ticket sales help support scholarships and prizes awarded by the chapter to La Trobe students.   Dr Vivien Gaston is an Australia…

TWO CULTURES: A forum on global cultural collaborations with art & science | University of Melbourne

Asialink Arts (AA) in partnership with The Carlton Connect Initiative (CCI) present a free one-day forum focused on sharing ideas, experiences and interrogating the role of art in science. Science and scientific ideas have long inspired art and artists. By exploring the evolving world of art, science and technology; we must ask how the contemporary artist can engage meaningfully with scientific researchers and vice versa. The forum title is drawn from the seminal and somewhat controversial C.P.Snow publication ‘The Two Cultures’ from 1959 originally presented as a Cambridge University Rede Lecture. Its thesis was that “the intellectual life of the whole of western society” was split into the titular two cultures — namely the sciences and the humanities — and that this was a major hindrance to solving the world’s problems. So what has become of this theory nearly six…