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Visnja Brdar

Visnja Brdar: Design Exalted

MUMA will present the first exhibition of Australian, New York-based designer Visnja Brdar. Having worked across fashion, architecture, product design, real estate and beauty, Brdar’s practice is exemplified by its independence, simplicity and dynamism. Find out more

Visnja Brdar

Visnja Brdar: Design Exalted at The Wheeler Centre

Tuesday 9 April 2024, 6–7.30pm

New York-based Australian designer Visnja Brdar discusses her design philosophy and 37 year career, spanning fashion, architecture, product design, real estate and beauty. Brdar will be in conversation with Jonathan Green, presenter of ABC Radio National’s Blueprint for Living. 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

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Paul Knight: L’ombre de ton ombre

7 October – 9 December 2023

Paul Knight: L’ombre de ton ombre (The shadow of your shadow) presents new and recent photographic, sculptural and machine learning works that employ the artist’s relationship with his partner as an index of time, invoking the intimate present alongside the deep past and near future. The first exhibition of the work of Paul Knight in Australia, it has been co-commissioned by MUMA and UNSW Galleries, Sydney, where the exhibition will continue in 2024. Read more

Recent Publication

Paul Knight: L’ombre de ton ombre

Paul Knight: L’ombre de ton ombre is the first monograph dedicated to Australian-born and Berlin-based artist Paul Knight, and accompanies his first survey exhibition, co-commissioned by MUMA and UNSW Galleries. Read more

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