Melissa Keys

Curator, Buxton Contemporary
University of Melbourne


Melissa Keys is Curator of Buxton Contemporary at the University of Melbourne. She has curated and collaborated on a wide range of contemporary art projects and programs in leading museums, galleries, art spaces and public sites locally, nationally and internationally. Melissa has worked across commissioned projects, solo, survey, thematic, site-specific, collection-focused programs, performances, leading and participating in curatorial residencies and outreach programs. Prior to joining Buxton Contemporary, Melissa held roles with The Ian Potter Museum of Art, NETS (National Exhibitions Touring Support Victoria), Embassy of Australia Washington DC, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA), Monash University Museum of Art (MUMA) and Heide Museum of Modern Art.

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