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Celebrating Australian contemporary art

Integrating contemporary Australian art into the everyday experience of campus life is a proud tradition at Murdoch University. Art has the potential to bridge our worlds, harness the wisdom of our different views, engage our imagination to explore new ways of thinking, and create experiences that can be shared by all people in our community.

Art in action

See our striking new mural, Red Tailed Black Cockatoos, being brought to life by Xander Rood (aka Amok Island).

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    Murdoch University Art Gallery

    Level 1, Building 121
    90 South Street, Murdoch WA 6150

    Monday – Friday, 10am–4pm

    +61 8 9360 6602

    Mark Stewart, Art Collection Curator
    mark.stewart@murdoch.edu.au

    Dr Baige Zylstra, Assistant Curator
    baige.zylstra@murdoch.edu.au

    Image credits

    Left to right: Brian BLANCHFLOWER, Navigations I–IV, 1988. Pastel on paper (suite of four), 86x122cm each. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Brian Blanchflower in memory of Bob Brighton, 2017.
    Andrew BROWNE, A Riverbank (culvert, detritus and apparitions), 2012. Oil on linen, 130x900cm (triptych). Purchased 2017. Photo: Eva Fernandez.
    Timothy COOK, Kulama, 2011. Natural ochres and pigments on linen. 120x200cm. Purchased through Murdoch University Art Collection’s Fundraising Appeal, 2012.