School of Art

School of Art

The School of Art is an international site for innovative and diverse art, craft and photographic practices and research.

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Welcome to the RMIT School of Art

The School of Art is known for its diverse and internationally-renowned creative programs led by accomplished artists, photographers and professional staff who strive for excellence in pedagogy, research and innovation.

RMIT is ranked #1 in Australia and #12 in the world for Art and Design (2018 QS Rankings) placing us in the top echelon of the world’s art and photographic educational institutions.


School of Art website

Meet our people, discover our projects and keep up to date on upcoming events.

Our teaching areas

RMIT values diversity and offers flexible pathways to Vocational Education and Higher Education programs in Visual Art, Fine Art, Public Art and Arts Management.


MasterMakers celebrates skills and originality in contemporary jewellery

A bold, unexpected and daring exhibition of contemporary jewellery charts four decades of gold and silversmithing masterclasses at RMIT.

Reframing homelessness

Final year photography students have reshaped their perception of homelessness through a collaborative project with RMIT ABC Fact Check.

Young creative showcases talent and culture for NAIDOC Week

Australian Unity’s annual Artist-in-Residence program invites Indigenous art students to share their artistic process with Rathdowne Place residents and staff.

Melbourne Modern: the legacy of European artists and designers

A new exhibition at the RMIT Gallery traces the lasting impact of European influence on generations of RMIT teachers and students to the present day.

Meet our alumni


Visit us

Location: Melbourne City campusBuilding 24, Level 1, Room 3

Address: 124 La Trobe Street, Melbourne

Contact us

Phone (Undergraduate): +61 3 9925 5343 or +61 3 9925 9957

Phone (Postgraduate): +61 3 9925 2416

Postal address

School of Art
RMIT University
GPO Box 2476
Melbourne 3001 Australia


The School of Art is led by experienced, creative and celebrated professionals and academics, with projects spanning fine art, public art, photography and more.

Image credits

Image 1: Echo (Fang) Wang (RMIT Honours 2018), Serendipity, 2018, RMIT University Graduation Exhibition installation view, 2018, dimensions variable, Photo: Keelan O'Hehir

Image 2: Rosie Gunzburg (RMIT Honours 2018), Stitch series, 2018, RMIT University Graduation Exhibition installation view, 2018, dimensions variable, Photo: Keelan O'Hehir

Image 3: Zichun Apple Jia, Protection, 2018, Ring, copper, acrylic, 9 x 6 x 4 cm, Photo: Kai Gao

Image 4: Sara Retallick (RMIT Honours 2018), Drift, 2018, Underwater sound installation, dimensions variable

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nations on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.

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