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– Highlights


Grayson Perry

10 Dec - 01 May


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec


Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec

Create and Learn at the

All Learning Programs

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06 Dec, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Contemporary Art Studio

31 Mar, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Creativity in the Primary Classroom 2016

20 May, 9.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Getting Real (Time)

Artist Educator Stephanie Lade reflects on the process of creating a new learning program designed to open up experimental media processes to Primary and Secondary students. more

Farewell Simryn Gill with MCA Young Guides

Listen to an extract of MCA Young Guides tour of Volume One: MCA Collection, as we farewell Simryn Gill’s Carbon Copy (assimilate). more

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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

Digital Excursions

Connect to the MCA from anywhere in Australia for interactive workshops that connect students in real time with creativity and contemporary art.

Digital Excursions or Virtual Excursions enable teachers to enrich classroom teaching without leaving their school, encountering artists and educators in programs designed to support students to develop their own relationship and responses to contemporary art and art making.

Digital Excursions with the MCA are now offered free to all schools

You can connect with us using video conference system (Connected Classroom), Skype, Google Hangouts, Zoom or Facetime.

For more info you might like to read a recent blog piece about the excursion program here.

We currently offer a secondary and a primary program as well as occasional live Q and A style events with artists and curators. See below for more information on these programs.

This (digital excursion) provided students the chance to really understand the conceptual framework and actually be part of it. I was so excited at the uniqueness of the experience and feel it is a way to ignite art teaching in rural and remote schools.

Abigail Sparks, Glen Innes High School, NSW 2015

Colour and Emotion

Stages 2 – 3

Using a fun game show theme classes choose their own path encountering artworks and hands-on activities designed to build students creative muscles.

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The Feelings Were Harder To Dislodge Than I Initially Imagined

Stages 4 – 6

A unique offering to schools inviting students to experience a participatory artwork designed specifically for a remotely connected audience by artist Agatha Gothe-Snape.

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