Exhibition Catalogues

Dive into past exhibitions by reading digitised exhibition catalogues, now available online.

Select hardcopies of catalogues are available during your visit to Old Quad.

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Old Quad History Overview

by James Waghorne Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education

In 1844, nine years before the University of Melbourne was established, the merchant and politician William Westgarth found himself lost in the scrub north of Melbourne while riding home late one night. Drawn to the light of campfires that were burning along a creek, he encountered a group of Wurundjeri people, one of whom was clearly sick from the diseases brought by the colonisers.

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Heritage Redevelopment

Discover the heritage redevelopment of Old Quad with Anne-Marie Treweeke, Principal – Architecture, at Lovell Chen.


Cultural Commons

Stay connected, inspired and engaged with the University of Melbourne’s arts and culture through virtual tours, online collections, videos, catalogues, podcasts and more.