• Angelica Mesiti - The Calling (video still) 2013–2014

    The Dust Never Settles at the UQ Art Museum

    Unresolved cultural, environmental and psychological histories are in the spotlight in a contemporary art exhibition opening at the UQ Art Museum on 13 April.

    7 April 2017
  • Helen Haenke ... "drew inspiration from the world around her, from what she saw beyond the Rockton window"

    Helen Haenke remembered at Rockton

    The creative life of artist and writer Helen Haenke (1916-1978) was celebrated on Sunday at the historic home Rockton in Ipswich.

    17 March 2017
  • UQ academic bound for Canberra

    A senior University of Queensland academic has been appointed Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council (ARC).

    15 March 2017
(l to r) Sarah Bradley, Professor Patricia Pollett, Dr Campbell Gray, Curtis Scibilia

An $8 million gift to The University of Queensland will benefit arts and music programs at the University and across the state.

18 August 2016
TCB's Wide World of Torts is set to tackle politics and pop

Law school: a hothouse of diligent students who spend sleepless nights buried in stacks of case law and towers of text books. Right?

16 August 2016
An adult female buried with a small child at her feet. Photo by A. Fairbairn

DNA found in human bones on two Turkish dig sites has shed new light on the ancestry of European farmers, demonstrating a close link between Europe and Asia.

5 August 2016
Destiny Deacon 'Over the Fence' 2000 (from the series Sad & Bad) Corrigan Collection. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

An exhibition showcasing the diversity of contemporary practices within Indigenous photography will open at The University of Queensland Art Museum tomorrow (6 August).

5 August 2016

The University of Queensland has a list of experts available for comment on issues relating to the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

3 August 2016
Adze fragment

A long-standing debate on the colonisation process of Oceania has been put to rest with new research finding Polynesia was deliberately settled in one of the greatest maritime migrations in human history.

6 July 2016
Joan Ross  BBQ this Sunday, BYO (video still) 2011. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Bett Gallery, Hobart and Michael Reid, Sydney.

Contemporary Australian art will be celebrated in an exhibition to mark the University of Queensland Art Museum’s 40th birthday in July.

27 June 2016
Earring with Goose, Gold, Hellenistic period, 300 - 100 BC. Purchased from Fragments of Time, Massachusetts, 2008.

The extravagant lifestyle of the Roman Empire will be on show at The University of Queensland from this weekend, in a new exhibition at the RD Milns Antiquities Museum.

7 June 2016
Two young men in Minyerri (faces not shown) participating in a UQ research project (looking at dialectal variation in Kriol)

University of Queensland linguists will join Aboriginal language experts in Katherine in the Northern Territory next week to workshop Australia’s largest newly adopted language – Kriol.

6 June 2016

University of Queensland drama students will bring a new lease of life to a classic 1940s Australian play that was last performed more than 50 years ago.

31 May 2016
Ancient crops provide clue to Madagascar’s past

Remnants of ancient crops have provided researchers with clues that could help map the movement of humans across the globe more than 1300 years ago.

31 May 2016
UQ's Symphony Orchestra will perform A Shakespearean Feast

The University of Queensland’s Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will take to the stage at Brisbane’s QPAC on Sunday for a concert commemorating 400 years since Shakespeare’s death and the Bard’s influence in the classical music sphere.

25 May 2016
3D modelled Kangaroo Cranium, by the UQ Earth Science team.

A unique exhibition showcasing innovations in 3D technology and their applications within museums will be on display for one night only at The University of Queensland.

18 May 2016
Sidney Nolan: Untitled (Lovers and flowers) c.1942

A new exhibition at The University of Queensland Art Museum presents the most comprehensive display ever assembled of a rare series of paintings on roofing slates, produced by renowned Australian artist Sidney Nolan in 1941 and 1942.

14 April 2016
Pinckney Marcius-Simons (USA, 1867-1909); watercolour illustrations painted onto the pages of an 1886 French edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream, translated by Paul Meurice. 1908. Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Four-hundred years after William Shakespeare’s death, The University of Queensland will host a series of events in 2016 celebrating the poet’s life and times.

11 April 2016