Video: Up from the Vaults with Matthew Martin

The Art of Needlework: An Important Social Narrative

This month’s Up from the Vaults talk is by the University of Melbourne’s Matthew Martin, a lecturer in Art History and Curatorship from the School of Culture and Communication.

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Video: Up from the Vaults with Associate Professor Alison Inglis

Rupert Bunny’s ‘Oedipus and the Sphinx’

Esteemed art historian and engaging storyteller Associate Professor Alison Inglis helms our latest Up from the Vaults presentation, where she explores an early twentieth-century oil painting by Australian artist Rupert Bunny titled Oedipus and the Sphinx.

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Inside Out

2020

Perhaps more than ever, we’re being shown that the arts make a vital and meaningful contribution to what it means to be human. With this in mind, we are determined to continue to share our work with you as part of our strong and heartfelt belief that the arts matter and make a difference.

Staying at home? The Potter team is busy finding ways to bring our treasures to you during these strange and challenging times. In response to the restrictions of both our closure and the COVID-19 situation, we’re moving our Inside Out program from the real world to the virtual world.

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Great Sporting Land

From 20 August 2019

Google Arts & Culture launched Great Sporting Land – the first dedicated celebration of sporting culture on Google Arts & Culture. Collections, stories and knowledge from over 30 renowned institutions across Australia, including the Potter.

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Exhibitions & Special Projects

Special Project

The Potter at UMSU SummerFest

26 Feb 2020
Special Projects

Google Arts & Culture

exhibition
Performing Textiles
17 Aug 2019 — 25 Aug 2019
Special Projects
Liam Gillick: Some significant equations, 2019
18 Apr 2019 — 2 Jun 2019
Clement Meadmore: The art of mid-century design
installation view, Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne, 2018
Photograph: Christian Capurro
exhibition
Clement Meadmore: The art of mid-century design
20 Nov 2018 — 24 Mar 2019
Athanasius Kircher
Musurgia universalis 1650
vol. 2, Rome: Francisci Corbelletti
Rare Music, Special Collections, Baillieu Library, the University of Melbourne
exhibition
Eavesdropping
24 Jul 2018 — 28 Oct 2018
exhibition
State of the Union
24 Jul 2018 — 28 Oct 2018