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Candice Lin

Candice Lin: The Sex Life of Stone

29 June – 7 September 2024

Candice Lin: The Sex Life of Stone is the first Australian solo exhibition by the Los Angeles-based artist.

Lin is recognised internationally for her distinctive use of natural materials and her exploratory and playful approach to silenced histories. The exhibition will present new and recent works that reflect Lin’s investigations into the intersection of climate change, colonial legacies and the politics of power inscribed into bodies and the natural world. Find out more

Open House

Open House: Public Art Walking Tour

Sunday 28 July, 12.15–1.15pm

Join Australian artists Callum Morton and Natasha Johns-Messenger, alongside MUMA Director, Dr Rebecca Coates, for a public art walking tour of Monash University's Caulfield campus for Open House 2024. Find out more

Candice Lin Aphrodisiac Tea

Candice Lin: The Sex Life of Stone Aphrodisiac Tea

Reminiscent of the ocean and earth. Savoury with an umami edge and a fresh lifted finish to arouse the senses. Botanical and tea blend created for Candice Lin's 2024 exhibition, The Sex Life of Stone.  Shop now

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Candice Lin: Booklet-poster

Published on the occasion of the exhibition Candice Lin: The Sex Life of Stone, this fold-out booklet includes a newly commissioned short story by American-born, Canadian novelist Larissa Lai. Find out more

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Ivan Cheng, NP

17 – 21 September 2024

Australian born, Amsterdam-based artist Ivan Cheng will present NP, a newly commissioned performative exhibition, at MUMA. Cheng’s work addresses genre and approaches contemporary performance as a critical medium. Digesting the language and methodologies of his recent video works, NP involves teenage performers. Find out more

Precarious Movements

Precarious Movements

Precarious Movements: Choreography and the Museum is a research project that spanned 3 years and brought together artists, researchers and institutions into dialogue about best practice to support the choreographer and the museum, and to sustain momentum in theory and practice around dance and the visual arts. Find out more

MUMA Editions

Paul Knight, Savanna 2023

On the occasion of L'ombre de ton ombre, Paul Knight has created a limited-edition artwork, Savanna 2023, from the Chamber Music series, now available for purchase online and at MUMA. Proceeds from the sale of this edition will support this first museum survey of Knight’s practice. Find out more

MUMA Editions
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Renee So silk scarf

To celebrate the survey exhibition Renee So: Provenance, MUMA presents a limited-edition silk scarf by the artist. This limited release of silk scarves features Lee, 2008, a bust of an imaginary character from a non-specific time and place, historicised in perpetuity like the classic busts that fill European museums. Order yours now

The Banksias Project

July 2023
Science Gallery
Monash University, Clayton Campus

This exhibition celebrates the renowned botanical artworks of Celia Rosser OAM, an artist who has combined her love of the outdoors with a lifetime of painting Australia’s iconic banksias. Find out more

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Deadly Learning

Deadly Learning is designed to help art teachers and school students see the world from the point of view of some of Australian’s leading contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. Find out more

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Queer Readings of the Collection

‘Queer Readings of the Monash University Collection’ aims to diversify writing on the Collection and launches alongside our sixtieth anniversary program in 2021. For this project, a group of invited writers and artists contextualise a selection of works of art through the lenses of their experience and knowledge. Read more

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Podcast: VERS: On Pleasures, Embodiment, Kinships, Fugitivity and Re/Organising

This is a three-part audio series documenting the event VERS: On Pleasures, Embodiment,
Kinships, Fugitivity and Re/Organising
. Initiated by Monash University Museum of Art
(MUMA) in Naarm/Melbourne, VERS took place over two days on Kaurna Country in
Tarntanya/Adelaide at Samstag Museum of Art and ACE in June 2022. Listen now

The Monash University Collection

The Monash university Collection began soon after the University opened in 1961. Inspiring audiences on and off campus, it is recognised nationally for showcasing Australia art since the 1960s, diverse media and artistic practices as they develop. Read more

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Public Art on Campus

Works of art from the Monash University Collection are found across the University: inside buildings and integrated into the public realm. In a carefully curated campus experience, art is a constant revelation, inspiration and lively provocation to students, staff and visitors. Read more

CONNECT WITH ART THROUGH MUMA EDUCATION

MUMA Education engages students and teachers through tailored programs drawing on current exhibitions and the Monash University Collection. Trained educators and artists connect students to art in meaningful ways, promoting creative thinking and critical problem-solving skills. MUMA acknowledges the diversity of all children and provides a child safe environment. Read more

JOIN OUR SUPPORTER COMMUNITY

Monash University Museum of Art acknowledges the invaluable contributions  of artists, curators, lenders, donors, philanthropic partners, arts funding agencies, sponsors and community partners to everything we do. Read more

Volunteer & Internship

VISITING MUMA, OUR HISTORY, VENUE & PEOPLE

MUMA is a site where contemporary art, art-led education and research are produced and explored. Situated within and responsive to its university context, MUMA is recognised for its progressive programs that engage diverse communities and foster critical and creative thinking. Read more