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– Highlights


Energies: Haines & Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep


Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec

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– Learning Events


Exchange Series

31 Aug, 11.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning



06 Sep, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Creativity in the Primary Classroom

11 Sep, 9.00am, The National Centre for Creative Learning

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– News from inside the MCA

If these walls could talk | #AleksDanko

Ha-ha-ha-ha. Learn the meaning behind artist Aleks Danko’s Laughing Wall.... more

Digital Excursions; New Connections

Alex White reflects upon the newly launched program offerings and the possibilities these hold for students and teachers anywhere in Australia. more

Mug Shots

In preparation for the The Rocks Aroma Festival on July 26, MCA staff share some of the stories behind the mugs they use for their workplace beverages. more

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– Spotlights from the collection online

Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection on display

Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

On tour until October 2015


Watch our latest artist interview with Khaled Sabsabi


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Members gain an inside view of life at the MCA and can take advantage of discounted tickets to unique events including curatorial lectures, artist talks, practical workshops and events for young families.

By joining the MCA, you will be supporting Australia’s Museum of Contemporary Art dedicated to exhibiting, interpreting and collecting contemporary art from across Australia and around the world.

MCA Member benefits

  • Unlimited FREE entry to all ticketed MCA exhibitions
  • Jump the queue to our most popular exhibitions
  • MCA Members’ Exclusive Events; including exhibition tours and previews, bonus MCA Store shopping opportunities and other special offers
  • FREE glass of Bimbadgen Art Series wine, Thursday evenings in August from 5pm at the MCA Cafe with any meal purchased
  • Reciprocal Membership with National Gallery Australia, Canberra
  • 20-25% discount on MCA public programs and events including ARTBAR, Kids & Families and lectures
  • Priority booking opportunities for MCA’s most popular events
  • 10% discount at the MCA Store, the MCA Cafe and Graze MCA
  • FREE subscription to Art Matters, the MCA’s exclusive quarterly magazine
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  • 10% discount on Bimbadgen Wine purchases
  • 10% discount on all art leases at Artbank
  • 15% discount on all courses at Work-Shop, Redfern
  • 10% discount at FX Art and Framing, Redfern
  • 10% discount at Parkers Sydney Fine Art Suppliers, The Rocks

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$120 Dual
$75 Individual
$50 Student (Full-time students only. We’ll ask you to show your student card when you’re using your Membership benefits at the MCA)

Valid for 12 months

Members’ Film Series

Celebrating highlights of Australian film and documentary in collaboration with Screen Australia, we are excited to offer a series of film nights at the MCA exclusively for MCA Members. Enjoy a refreshing cider or beer with your admission and choose your favourites from our top picks.

Purchase tickets and more info here