– Highlights

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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Exhibition

New Romance

30 Jun - 04 Sep

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

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Special Event

ARTBAR August 2016

26 Aug, 7.00pm, MCA

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Special Event

Sunday Family Fun Day

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

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Conference

THE FOREVER NOW

02 Sep, 10.00am, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

MCA ARTBAR Yal Kuna (My Mates) = Blessed

Wanna hang with Eric and his mates? Brisbane-based artist Eric Bridgeman gathers his art family who he has borrowed at various times throughout his practice and gives them the stage. more

Art Party: MCA Social flickers and flares

What art-concoction have curators put together for our annual Primavera fundraiser bash? more

Interview with August film curator Daniel Kasman

Delve into our new Contemporary Film Series with Daniel Kasman, Director of Content at MUBI and film curator for August. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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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.

Talk

Making Art Public
– Behind-the-scenes of large-scale art installation

Using Anish Kapoor’s Sky Mirror as a starting point for discussion, discover the logistical and engineering challenges and feats behind installing work in public places. Hear from Tony Mighell, MCA Exhibition Services Manager along with Eamonn Madden, Group Managing Director and Jeremy Sparks, Director Partridge Events, from Partridge Engineers, specialists in the installation of public artworks such as those seen in Art and About’s Live Lanes project.


Eamonn Madden, Managing Director of the Partridge Group has had 25 years varied experience as a structural engineer, designing the full range of structural types using all types of materials and methodologies. He has designed many art installations, temporary stages and Ceremonies. He is interested in a rational analysis of risk engineering and how it relates to temporary structures such as stages, film sets and public art works. He is a board member of the Association of Consulting Structural Engineers.


FREE, drop in


Image courtesy and © Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, photograph: Alex Davies

image for Making Art Public

– When

2 March 2013, 2:00-3:00pm

– Admission

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