Exhibitions

Current and Upcoming exhibitions

They cannot take the sky

They Cannot Take the Sky: Stories from Detention

Monday 17 February 10:00am until Saturday 28 March 05:00pm

They Cannot Take the Sky: Stories from Detention is an exhibition of personal stories from people who have sought asylum in Australia and have been detained by the Australian government under its mandatory detention policy.

Rivers of Gold

Rivers of Gold: International Print Portfolio and Exchange

Monday 17 February 10:00am until Saturday 28 March 05:00pm

Rivers of Gold is a vibrant and varied series of prints that are informed by an amazing story about how significantly fluvial gold mining has changed the world's landscapes.

Danica Chappell

Collaboratory: Photo 2020

Monday 13 April 10:00am until Saturday 06 June 05:00pm

Photo 2020 is a major new international festival of photography that will activate Melbourne and sites across regional Victoria with the most inspiring photography from Australia and around the world.

Assemble

Monday 15 June 10:00am until Saturday 15 August 05:00pm

Curated by Kent Wilson

Emerging Curator Program

Emerging Curators Program

Monday 17 August 10:00am until Saturday 17 October 05:00pm

La Trobe Art Institute (LAI) is committed to contemporary curatorial practice and devotes part of its exhibition programming to new curatorial voices.

Cemetery flowers

One Foot on the Ground, One Foot in the Water

Monday 02 November 10:00am until Wednesday 23 December 05:00pm

Death is an unfortunate part of life, but part of life nonetheless.

Past Exhibitions

Monday 17 February 2020

Rivers of Gold is a vibrant and varied series of prints that are informed by an amazing story about how significantly fluvial gold mining has changed the world's landscapes.

Monday 17 February 2020

They Cannot Take the Sky: Stories from Detention is an exhibition of personal stories from people who have sought asylum in Australia and have been detained by the Australian government under its mandatory detention policy.

Monday 13 January 2020

Collection Focus Exhibition

Monday 18 November 2019

Emerging Curator Program

Monday 11 November 2019

In 2019, the Senselab celebrates the achievements of its 7-year Immediations project with "minor movements : a rethinking of the exhibition" in at least 12 global locations, including Brazil, Montreal, London, Budapest and Amsterdam.

Monday 11 November 2019

Janet Bromley | David Keating | Judith Warnest

Monday 09 September 2019

A cross-cultural & trans-generational weaving collaboration.

Monday 08 July 2019

Autoluminescent presents artwork by three Australian contemporary artists who work across a variety of media, yet all embrace luminescent materiality in aspects of their work. The exhibition explores the nature of visual perception, light-induced sensory experience, temporality, transformation and interplay between minimalism and monumentalism.

Saturday 11 May 2019

Monday 06 May 2019

unbranded presents work by Indigenous contemporary artists whose practices undermine and subvert the notion of a singular Indigenous ‘brand’ or ‘aesthetic’.

Saturday 23 March 2019

Opening event: Saturday 23 March

Friday 22 March 2019

Visual Arts Program

Monday 11 March 2019

Drawn from the Stewart E Fraser Poster Collection, ‘Postered’ presents Australian public health, women’s rights and political posters from the 1970’s & 1980’s.