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Samson Young: Real Music

Opening dates to be advised

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


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


MADA Art Forum: Samson Young

Friday 24 April 2020, pre-recorded talk

In this pre-recorded talk for MADA’s Art Forum series, Hong Kong artist and composer Samson Young introduces his first major Australian solo exhibition Real Music, scheduled to open at MUMA in 2020. 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

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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