– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection

29 Mar - 31 Jul

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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Exhibition

New Romance

30 Jun - 04 Sep

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

09 Aug, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Conference

THE FOREVER NOW

01 Sep, 6.00pm, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Dear Giselle

New Romance artist Giselle Stanborough answers your questions about the modern dating world. more

What we've been reading: June

In the spirit of our current exhibition, Telling Tales, MCA Staffers share what they’ve been reading over the past month. more

Where do artists get their ideas from?

Artist Educators Stephanie & Athena are interviewed by kids about their art practice more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Special Event

Art Write Now: Creative Writing and Contemporary Art
– Program launch and presentation by Alison Lester, Australian Children’s Laureate

Primary teachers are invited to a special hands-on preview of the MCA’s new art and literacy program for primary students Art Write Now and opportunity to meet much-loved children’s author and Australian Children’s Laureate, Alison Lester. Alison will officially launch the Art Write Now program, and discuss her project This is My Place.

About Art Write Now:Creative Writing and Contemporary Art
Art Write Now is a lively program for primary students in Stages 2 and 3. Students investigate contemporary artworks as a springboard for creative writing challenges, composing imaginative texts through playful activities that encourage experimentation with words and language forms and features, inspired by personal and collaborative connections to artworks.

About Alison Lester, Australian Children’s Laureate
Alison Lester is a popular and best-selling writer and illustrator of children’s books, and has won many awards, including the Children’s Book Council of Australia Picture Book Award for Are We There Yet? in 2005(Penguin) and Honour Book for Sophie Scott Goes South in 2013(Penguin).

As the Children’s Laureate for 2012 and 2013, Alison is a national and international ambassadors for Australian children’s literature. This position is shared with co-Laureate Boori MOnty Pryor.

This event is presented in partnership with the Australian Children’s Literature Alliance. Bookings are essential.

2.30pm: Teachers’ preview of Art Write Now pilot program
3.30pm: Official launch and presentation by Alison Lester, Australian Children’s Laureate.

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– When

15 November 2013, 2:30-4:30pm

– Admission

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