Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne) - 800 Swanston Street. CARLTON [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne): 800 Swanston Street, CARLTON

Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne)
Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne)
Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne)
Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne)
Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne)

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Building Profile

Name : Ian Potter Museum of Art (University of Melbourne)

Location

Address: 800 Swanston Street
City: CARLTON

Postcode: 3053


Construction Details

Built: 1998
Original use: Library/Museum/Gallery
Current use: Library/Museum/Gallery

Built in the Nineties period in the Post-Modern style

Notable features

The four-storey building features a bold stainless steel clad facade incorporating the distinctive four-panel sculpture, Cultural Rubble, by artist and Melbourne graduate Ms Christine OLoughlin. Inside, the magnificent stained glass window by Napier Waller - rescued from the ruins of the Universitys original Wilson Hall - extends from the roof down the length of the stairwell casting an imposing presence in the Museums foyer.

History

Architect: Nonda Katsalidis


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