ART SCHOOLS


 
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Adelaide Central School of Art

Glenside Cultural Precinct, 7 Mulberry Road, Glenside SA 5065, Australia/ 6188.299.7300/ www.acsa.sa.edu.au

Adelaide Central School of Art is an independent, not-for-profit, accredited higher education provider of tertiary courses in the visual arts, located in Adelaide, Australia. A single-focused art school, Adelaide Central School of Art offers training for students seeking to develop careers as professional practising artists. In the studio-based teaching program, the school emphasises structured learning, practical skills and intellectual development. All classes are led by lecturers who are leading practitioners in their field. Students benefit from the range of experience and expertise offered by these respected contemporary artists, writers, and curators. In addition to an associate degree of Visual Art, Bachelor of Visual Art, and Bachelor of Visual Art (Hons), the school offers a range of short courses, workshops and masterclasses.

 

 
 

Adelaide College of the Arts

39 Light Square, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia/ 6118.0088.2661/ www.tafesa.edu.au/adelaide-college-of-the-arts

Adelaide College of the Arts is a hub of tertiary arts education in South Australia. We engage, drive and create partnerships within the arts community, at the AC Arts campus and throughout the state. The AC Arts building is unique in Australia. Boasting industry-standard performance and exhibition spaces, workshops and studios, it was purpose-designed in every detail to achieve excellence in arts training.

 

 
 

Academy of Design Australia

20 Otter St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia/ 6139.676.9000/ www.academyofdesign.edu.au

The Academy of Design Australia (formerly Australian Academy of Design) is a small design school based in Collingwood. A Government-recognised Higher Education Provider (HEP), it is one of only two Australian higher education institutions to deliver a Bachelor of Design Arts, and offers major studies in Communication Design, Fashion & Costume Design, Filmmkaing & Photography, Graphic & Digital Design, Interior Design and Visual Arts.

 
 

Australian Catholic University
1100 Nudgee Rd, Banyo QLD 4014, Australia/ 6173.623.7100/ www.acu.edu.au

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a publicly funded university with seven campuses around Australia. It is one of the few Australian universities with a presence in Europe, having opened the Rome Centre in Italy in 2015. ACU has a wide range of institutes and centres, such as Education and Arts – areas include education, arts and humanities, global studies and international development studies, media communications, social science, youth work, and creative arts, visual arts and design.

 
 
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Universidad de Palermo-Facultad de Ciencias sociales-Australian School of the Arts

Taylor Road, Sheldon, Queensland, Australia/ 6173.206.5594/ www.astalive.com.au

The Australian School of The Arts (ASTA) is a state-of-the art program that includes the ASTA Academy and the audition based ‘Professionals’ Arts Excellence program. ASTA caters for students in Prep to Year 12 across all facets of Arts Education, including Music, Visual Art, Drama, Dance, Voice, Film and Television and Musical Theatre at Sheldon College. The ASTA program has over 1000 students enrolled across all of these facets of the Arts.

 
 

Monash University Faculty of Art Design & Architecture

900 Dandenong Rd, Caulfield East VIC 3145, Australia/ 6139.903.1517/ artdes.monash.edu

Monash Art Design & Architecture (MADA) undertakes teaching and research in the areas of fine arts, multimedia, art theory, industrial design and architecture. Monash is one of few institutions in Australia to offer a range of art, design and architecture courses within the one faculty. In 2008, the then Faculty of Art & Design launched a new course in architecture, the first new architecture course in Australia for 30 years, resulting in the faculty being renamed MADA – Monash Art Design & Architecture.

 

 
 
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National Gallery of Victoria Art School

180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Australia/ 6138.620.2222/ www.ngv.vic.gov.au

The National Gallery of Victoria Art School, associated with the National Gallery of Victoria, was a private fine arts college founded in 1867. It was the leading centre for academic art training in Australia until about 1910. Among its luminaries, the school was headed by Sir William Dargie in 1946–1953., John Brack from 1962–68, and Lenton Parr from 1968 to its absorption into the newly created Victorian College of the Arts.

 
 

Power Institute of Fine Arts at University of Sydney

Camperdown NSW 2006, Australia/ 6129.351.2222/ sydney.edu.au/arts/power

The Power Institute of Fine Arts is a teaching and research department, encompassing the fields of art history and theory, within the University of Sydney. Founded in 1968, the institute was established out of a bequest from the expatriate Australian abstract artist John Wardell Power. The bequest provided for the establishment of a teaching department, a research library, and a gallery for contemporary exhibitions. The institute has been especially active in developing and promoting the study of Australian art.

 
 

Queensland College of Art at Griffith University

226 Grey St, South Bank QLD 4101, Australia/ 6173.735.7111/ www.griffith.edu.au/qca

The Queensland College of Art (QCA) is a specialist arts and design college located in South Bank, Brisbane, and Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. It was founded in 1881 and is the oldest arts institution in Australia. Current enrolment is approximately 1,000 in subjects including digital art and media, fine arts, animation, graphic, interior design and photojournalism. The College is part of Griffith University.

 
 
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RMIT School of Art

Building 2, RMIT University, Bowen St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia/ 6139.9251.988/ www.rmit.edu.au

RMIT's School of Art is an Australian tertiary education school within the College of Design and Social Context at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), located in Melbourne, Victoria.

 
 

School of Art (Adelaide) at University of South Australia

Level 1, Adelaide, South Australia/ 6188.302.2376/ unisa.edu.au/art

The South Australian School of Design was an art school in the earliest days of the City of Adelaide, the progenitor of the South Australian School of Arts, a department of the University of South Australia. Our Bachelor of Visual Arts is South Australia’s most prestigious undergraduate visual arts qualification.

 
 

Southern Cross University - School of Arts & Social Sciences

Military Road, East Lismore NSW 2480, Australia/ 6118.0062.6481/ scu.edu.au

Southern Cross University (SCU) is an established Australian public university, with campuses at Lismore and Coffs Harbour in northern New South Wales, and at the southern end of the Gold Coast in Queensland. The School of Arts and Social Sciences is a multidisciplinary and creative learning community, providing quality teaching and focused research. The School delivers degrees spanning arts and humanities, social sciences and the creative and performing arts.

 
 

Sydney College of the Arts- The University of Sydney

Kirkbride Way, Lilyfield NSW 2040, Australia/ 6129.351.2222/ sydney.edu.au/sca

The Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) is the visual arts faculty of the University of Sydney. Leading the research and practice of contemporary art in Australia since 1976, SCA delivers innovative educational programs that support the professional success of graduates. A faculty of the University of Sydney, SCA continues the tradition of academic excellence associated with Australia’s most established educational institution.

 

 
 

SMSA (Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts)

280 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia/ 6129.262.7300/ smsa.org.au

The Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts (SMSA) is the longest running School of Arts (also known as a "Mechanics' Institute") and the oldest continuous lending library in Australia. Founded in 1833, the school counted many of the colony's educated elite as members, and quickly positioned itself as a centre for social change and intellectual life of the city of Sydney with a program of public lectures, courses, lending library and other activities based on its mission of adult education. Now in new premises, the SMSA continues to offer public education programs and grants today. In 2011 the SMSA opened The Tom Keneally Centre, which holds the research collection of world-renowned author Thomas Keneally from his private collection and memorabilia.

 
 
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University of Melbourne Faculty of VCA and MCM

234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia/ 6139.035.5511/ vca-mcm.unimelb.edu.au

The Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (Faculty of VCA and MCM) is a faculty of the University of Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia. VCAMCM is located near the Melbourne City Centre, on two campuses: one – the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) – on the Parkville campus of the University of Melbourne, and the other – the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) – on St Kilda Road, at Southbank. Courses and training offered at the VCA cover six academic disciplines: fine art, dance, drama, film and television, music and production, alongside the Centre for Ideas and The Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development. Degree programs specialising in music performance, composition, musicology, ethnomusicology, conducting, pedagogy and music therapy are taught at the Conservatorium, which also runs an Early Music Studio, and oversees the publishing house Lyrebird Press. Both campuses offer graduate programs including certificates and diplomas, and research and coursework awards at the masters and doctoral levels.

 
 

UNSW Art & Design

Greens Rd, Paddington NSW 2021, Australia/ 6128.936.0684/ www.artdesign.unsw.edu.au

The University of New South Wales Faculty of Art and Design (previously College of Fine Arts (COFA)) is the creative arts faculty of the University of New South Wales and is located on Oxford Street, Paddington, Sydney, Australia. UNSW Art & Design offers eighteen undergraduate degrees including some double degrees associated with other UNSW faculties. Bachelor's degrees are offered in Fine Arts, Fine Arts/Arts, Fine Arts/Education, Commerce/Fine Arts, Fine Arts/Laws, Fine Arts/Science, Fine Arts/Advanced Science, Design, Design/Education, Design/Media (PR and Advertising), Design/Commerce, Art Theory, Art Theory/Arts, Art Theory/Laws, Art Theory/Social Research and Policy, Media Arts, Media Arts/Education and Media Arts/Science (Computer Science).