Ian Potter Museum of Art.
Ian Potter Museum of Art.
Ian Potter Museum of Art
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LocationUniversity of Melbourne, Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
TypeArt museum

The Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia was established in 1972.[1][2] It houses the art collection of the University of Melbourne. Current director, Kelly Gellatly, was appointed in 2013.[3] It is not to be confused with the Ian Potter Centre,[4] another art gallery in Melbourne, run by the National Gallery of Victoria

The Potter, as it is known locally,[1] presents a curated exhibition program of historical and contemporary art. Through its activities the Potter provides for the acquisition, maintenance, conservation, cataloguing, exhibition, investigation, interpretation and promotion of the extensive art collections of the University of Melbourne.

The current building opened in 1998[5] and was designed by the architect Nonda Katsalidis of Katsalidis Architects. The architect project team included Bill Krotiris, Adrian Amore, Lisette Agius, Donna Brzezinski, Keiran Boyle, Kei Lu Cheong, Luisa Di Gregorio, Holger Frese, Chris Godsell, Robert Kolak, Barbara Moje, Rainer Strunz, Marius Vogl, Jackie Wagner.[6]


  1. ^ a b "The Ian Potter Museum Of Art". Visit Victoria. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  2. ^ Ian Potter Museum of Art (1998), Potter, The Museum, ISBN 978-0-7340-1400-9
  3. ^ Smith, Katherine (5 April 2013). "New Director of Ian Potter Museum of Art". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ "The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia - Fed Square". fedsquare.com. Retrieved 27 March 2021.
  5. ^ "The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Attraction, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia". Visit Victoria home. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Street Credentials". architectureau.com.

Coordinates: 37°47′51.0″S 144°57′50.8″E / 37.797500°S 144.964111°E / -37.797500; 144.964111