• About the Collection

    The Ian Potter Museum of Art houses the University of Melbourne Art Collection. The collection is rich and varied and has major holdings of Australian art in all media from the early nineteenth century to the present day, as well as holdings of European art, International indigenous art and classics and archaeology. Numbering 16,000 works, these diverse holdings form the largest university art collection in Australia.

    You will find more information on the University of Melbourne Art Collection and its development by reading the Introduction to the Collection on the link below and exploring Search the Collection.

     

     

    William Strutt, Bushrangers, Victoria, Australia 1852, c.1887, oil on canvas, 75.7 x 156.6 cm. The University of Melbourne Art Collection. Gift of the Russell and Mab Grimwade Bequest 1973

Latest News

To coincide with the Richard Avedon People exhibition, the Potter will host a free screening of the widely acclaimed documentary Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light.

The film will be screened at 2pm each day from Friday 27 February to  Sunday 1 March 2015.

Opening hours
Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday 12 noon to 5pm
Monday closed

The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne

  • Swanston Street
  • University of Melbourne
  • Parkville VIC 3010