Discover our School and Tertiary programs for an enriching student journey through tailored learning experiences, purpose-built teaching facilities, and extensive online resources. Our curriculum-specific programs connects students to a renowned Australian art collection.


Our secondary schools program offers learning experiences connected to our changing exhibition program, inspired by the Buxton Collection of Australian art. Schools are encouraged to book into our exhibition tours, delivered by practicing artists and emerging curators, with a wealth of online resources available for pre and post-visit engagement. 

Exhibitions Visits & Tours

Book self-directed visits or in-gallery exhibition tours tailored for students. 

Exhibition Forum

A new online video resource focussing on the development of The same crowd never gathers twice. This video resource caters to all VCE Art students interested in exhibition making and careers pathways in the visual arts. Available online upon booking your visit.

Caring for Contemporary Art

This resource highlights the unique considerations required to curate, conserve, and exhibit contemporary art at Buxton Contemporary, and caters to VCE Art Making and Exhibiting students.

Students listen to educators at a red table in Science Gallery

Extend your visit

Visit other museums as part of the University of Melbourne.

People looking at the Peter Tyndal Exhibition pieces

Contact Us

For bookings, further information or more. Email: school-bookings@unimelb.edu.au, call 03 8344 1420 or complete the online form.


Our collection of 350 artworks by Australian artists, donated by the Michael and Janet Buxton Foundation, and dynamic exhibition program provide the foundation for academic engagement activities. Our Academic Engagement team welcomes teaching and learning collaborations with University of Melbourne colleagues through curricular and co-curricular opportunities engaging our exhibitions, the Collection and our expertise.

The Education Gallery, Buxton Contemporary

Teaching Facilities

Discover our purpose-built teaching facilities, accommodating a range of academic engagement projects.

A woman in a black dress stands with drumsticks in front of a crowd

Case Studies

Learn more about our tertiary programs and collaborations with staff and students across the University.

Contact Us at Buxton Contemporary

Contact Us

Get in touch for bookings, further information or more. Email: mc-engagement@unimelb.edu.au