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Art You Can Wear

With galleries, museums and public art spaces closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MUMA invited submissions from artists and non-artists worldwide for a series of limited edition Art You Can Wear T‑shirts.

The ten winning entries are by Debris Facility, Kelly Doley, Alicia Frankovich, Igor Grubić, Jess Johnson, Archie Moore, Tom O’Hern, Sarah Rodigari, Phil Sidney and Garry Trinh.  Read more


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


Exhibitions at MUMA

MUMA presents exhibitions of contemporary art by Australian and international artists. Focusing on curatorial research and commission, the program includes significant solo artist projects, thematic responses to current issues and exhibitions that contribute to shaping the recent history of art. Find out more


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


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

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