Monday, July 30, 2012

August 2012 Where in Melbourne Puzzle

Due to repeated requests, August 2012 marks the return of the Where in Melbourne puzzle.

The Next Where in Melbourne Puzzle will be posted 2nd September 2012


Clue 1 - Find this location and you might learn something.

Clue 2 - Riding on a tram, you'd want to be looking west.

Clue 3 - This location is north of the City.

Clue 4 - The building was opened in 1998.
Solve - Sculpture outside the Potter
Exterior of the Ian Potter Museum of Art on Swanston Street at the University of Melbourne. The sculpture is called "Cultural Rubble" by Christine O’Loughlin.

The Ian Potter Museum of Art (established in 1998) houses the University of Melbourne Art Collection. The collection has major holdings of Australian art in all media from the early nineteenth century to the present, as well as holdings of European art, International indigenous art and classics and archaeology.
Numbering 20,000 works, these rich and diverse holdings form the largest university art collection in Australia.

Sir Ian Potter (1902-1994)

Sir Ian Potter was an influential Australian businessman and philanthropist.
The Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne, the Ian Potter Centre at Federation Square, and the Ian Potter Children's Garden at the Royal Botanic Gardens are but a few of his legacies in Melbourne today.
The Ian Potter Foundation, which he established in 1964, has made large grants to dozens of research institutes, charities, universities and arts organisations.
This post was last updated on the 27th of August 2012