Welcome to ART150
As a year-long celebration of Melbourne and its art kicks off, the Director of the Victorian College of the Arts outlines her reasons to be cheerful.
Meet VCA Art
Behind every great arts teaching institution are the people who inspire – and learn from – the artists of tomorrow. Here, nine leading staff members from VCA Art discuss their roles and arts practice.
Watch: Celebrating 150 years of art
Video: As we celebrate ART150, former and current heads of VCA Art reflect on what makes the Victorian College of the Arts such a special place for Australia's next generation of artists.
The VCA in eight artworks
Many of Australia’s most notable established and emerging artists have passed through the Victorian College of the Arts. Here, current staff reflect on the works that have most impacted them.
Lenton Parr and the birth of the Victorian College of the Arts
Get to know a towering figure in the Australian art world, whose legacy at the VCA continues.
Art and amnesia: the Gallery School and the fate of women artists
As the Victorian College of the Arts celebrates 150 years of art in Melbourne, has anything changed for female artists?
Art of war: where conflict meets creativity
The relationship between Australia’s military efforts and sanctioned artists dates back to 1918 but, as the nation’s 63rd official war artist explains, there are as many ways to cover combat as there are artistic sensibilities.
Presence and the Australian landscape
Featuring work by artists including Frederick McCubbin, Clarice Beckett, Louise Hearman and Rick Amor, Presence, at Melbourne’s Margaret Lawrence Gallery, takes a look at how spirituality and the sublime manifest in depictions of the Australian landscape.
Photo gallery: ART150 launch party
Hundreds of students, staff, artists and art-lovers joined us for the official launch of ART150 on Thursday 2 March 2017 at the Southbank campus.