Learn at the MCA
– Kids & Families

Spark your imagination and creativity with a family visit to the MCA. We offer an exciting range of opportunities which inspire adults and children to discover contemporary art and participate in fun and playful learning experiences together.

Visiting Tips for Families

For everything you need to know to plan and enjoy your family visit to the MCA see our Visiting Tips For Families page.


Sketch: Activity cards for Kids

Get your pencils ready for SKETCH! Designed by contemporary artists for kids aged 4+, SKETCH connects young people to MCA exhibitions through fun art and writing and physical activities.

SKETCH: Volume One: MCA Collection, written and illustrated by David Capra
Available from the Information Desk, Level 1 or inside the Galleries on Level 2

Brand new SKETCH written and illustrated by Liam Benson coming March 2015

Ages 5+
A gold coin donation would be appreciated


Light Lab for Kids & Families

Light Lab is a free family activity space presented in association with the ticketed exhibition Light Show. It offers a range of fun interactivities activities experimenting with light and colour.

Open weekends from 10.30am–4pm and evenings during Vivid Sydney.

Learn more