– 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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Special Event

ARTBAR July 2016

29 Jul, 7.00pm, MCA

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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

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

Meeting Jumaadi: MCA Kids Committee

Siobhan learns from artist Jumaadi about his shadow puppet performance The Life and Death of a Shadow 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.

Mca Collection

New Acquisitions in Context 2013

– When

12 December 2013-23 February 2014

– Admission

New Acquisitions in Context 2013 has now finished.

See works by over 28 emerging and established artists from across the country in this vibrant exhibition showing recently acquired pieces in dialogue with artworks from the JW Power and MCA Collections.

Celebrating the diversity of art making in Australia, New Acquisitions in Context 2013 features a range of media from painting and photography through to installation and the moving image and draws together multiple themes and ideas through a collection of very different artworks.

Investigate dream states, nightmares and the influence of Surrealism with works by Nicholas Folland, Peter Booth and Louise Weaver. Explore landscape in its various forms, real and imagined, sacred and suburban in works by Tracey Moffatt, Judith Wright, Imants Tillers, Simryn Gill, Fiona Lowry and Shaun Gladwell and see works about light by artists Stephen Birch and Emma White.