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Tree Story

6 February – 10 April 2021

Tree Story brings together creative practices from around the world to create a ‘forest’ of ideas relating to critical environmental and sustainability issues. At its foundation—or roots—are Indigenous ways of knowing and a recognition of trees as our ancestors and family. Read more


Covid-19 Information For Visitors

In line with the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s guidance, MUMA is implementing a variety of public health and physical distancing measures to keep our visitors safe. Read more

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Form x Content

Wednesday 10, 17, 24 & 31 March
Wednesday 14, 21 & 28 April

Form x Content is a mix of fourteen live and pre-recorded events featuring the voices of renowned First Nations, Australian and international artists, designers, architects, curators and academics. Find out more


Dale Harding: Through a Lens of Visitation

28 April – 26 June 2021

A descendant of the Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal peoples of central Queensland, Dale Harding’s multilayered practice is poetic and political in its materiality and process, and has a strong focus on community, family and place. His works give visual expression to the complex and often painful histories of discrimination enacted against Aboriginal communities, while paying particular homage to matrilineal female figures in his family—engaging and bringing forth their stories. Read more


Samson Young: Real Music

14 November – 12 December 2020

Acclaimed Hong Kong artist and composer Samson Young’s installations, performances, videos and works on paper—all vibrating with colour and sound—are studies of the impossible, the hypothetical and the all too real. Straddling experimental worlds of art and music and informed by intensive research processes, his artworks move us to look, listen and imagine, while drawing attention to how often our perception is blinkered. Read more

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The Tree School

Thursday 11 – Tuesday 23 March 2021
MADA Gallery

As part of Tree Story, MADA Gallery is hosting The Tree School (11–23 March 2021), a place where people gather for communal learning grounded in lived experience and community connection. Read more


Precarious Movements: Conversations

Tuesday 20, 27 October & 3 November, 8pm
Live online talks

Precarious Movements: Conversations is a three-part program of live talks with artists, curators and conservators that reflects on what happens when works of a choreographic nature enter into the museum. Read more

Adam Linder

Artist Talk: Adam Linder

Pre-recorded talk

Choreographer Adam Linder discusses his practice, the significance of working in MoMA’s new grey space and his reflections on dance in the museum in a conversation with freelance curator, Bree Richards. Watch video


Unsettling Scores

2, 16 & 30 September

Unsettling Scores is a three-part online program curated by Liquid Architecture for MUMA in conjunction with the exhibition Samson Young: Real Music, with works also appearing on Liquid Architecture’s journal platform Disclaimer. Read more


Agatha Gothe Snape: The Outcome Is Certain

8 February – 27 March 2020

The Outcome Is Certain was the first survey exhibition of Sydney based artist Agatha Gothe-Snape and brought together key works from 2008 to 2020. Criss-crossing performance and visual art, Gothe-Snape’s work gives presence to the momentary or intangible and is often created in collaboration with others. Read more



For the moment, Monash University Museum of Art is suspending its regular fortnightly e-news and offering this digital space as a platform for artists to produce and share artwork and resources. Find out more

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


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


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


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


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