Our Venues

The perfect location

On the edge of Sydney Harbour, overlooking the world-famous Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia provides the perfect location for the quintessential Sydney event.

With a reputation for delivering quality events in exceptional surroundings, the MCA offers four extraordinary venues, including the prestigious MCA Foundation Hall and three spectacular rooftop venues, the Harbourside Room, Quayside Room and Sculpture Terrace. Situated at Circular Quay West in the historic Rocks district, all venues take full advantage of their unique location and capture breathtaking views of Sydney Harbour, the Sydney Opera House and the city skyline.

Ideal for cocktail parties, private dinners and beautiful weddings, the MCA’s venues can be transformed to create just the right look for your event. The MCA Foundation Hall, Harbourside Room and Quayside Room each have spacious private outdoor terraces overlooking Circular Quay, the perfect location for pre-dinner drinks and cocktails.

Catering is provided by two of Sydney’s finest event catering specialists – Culinary Edge in the Foundation Hall and freshcatering in the Rooftop Venues and Sculpture Terrace. Their flair for delivering innovative menus using the freshest produce will ensure that your special occasion is memorable.

Multi-award winning audiovisual production company, AV1, uses leading edge technology, innovative solutions and creative ideas to produce world class events at the MCA. From complex audio systems to custom stage design, ambient lighting and projection displays, AV1 takes the time to understand the objectives of each event and how best to communicate the key messages. With a progressive approach, AV1 pushes the boundaries of innovation and personalised service, providing a complete service that offers quality, responsiveness and reliability.

Foundation Hall Quayside Room Harbourside Room Sculpture Terrace
Dinner 300 100 200 160
Cocktail 750 150 300 300
Are sqm 450 290 360 420
Ceiling Height 7 3.7 3.7 2.4
Outdoor Area Yes Yes Yes Yes
Catering Culinary Edge freshcatering freshcatering freshcatering
Audio Visual AV1 AV1 AV1 AV1