– 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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Workshop

Contemporary Art Studio

01 Sep, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Special Event

Booked out International Keynote Address

01 Sep, 6.30pm, Ground Floor: MCA Foundation Hall

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Conference

THE FOREVER NOW

02 Sep, 10.00am, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Vogue Fashion's Night Out

Creating wearables with crushed sea shells and Australian red earth, meet the innovative Australian designers we love at MCA Store. more

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

– 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.

Programs for Teachers

Events for Teachers

See what events and programs are coming up in the calendar for Teachers.

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Tailor-Made Professional Learning

Need help creating a professional development session for your staff? We can tailor a program that explores areas such as creative learning through contemporary art, contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practice, art and technology workshops, or ideas for developing literacy through contemporary art.

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Educator Exclusives

Experience new MCA exhibitions and uncover behind-the-scenes perspectives with talks from artists and curators in a series of events just for teachers. Explore new teaching ideas and connect with a community of educators.

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learning Resources

Access the MCA learning resources to discover a rich source of materials designed to develop and support creative learning and engagement with contemporary art in the classroom.

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Creative Connections

Build a tool-kit of strategies for developing creative learning experiences through contemporary art in the primary classroom. Explore new ways to help your students engage with artworks, make cross-curricular connections and participate in a range of experimental art-making activities.

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Bungawarra (To make, to do)

Bungawarra invites teachers to join Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from the MCA Collection, along with Aboriginal curators and educators from the MCA Learning team to explore contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art practice and cultural learning approaches for the classroom.

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Engaging Students with Disability

Discover how dance, music, theatre and the visual arts can unlock the learning of students with disability. A two-day forum focused on building creative skills and ideas sharing. Presented in partnership with the Sydney Opera House.

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New Romance for Teachers

Hear from New Romance: Art and the Posthuman MCA curator Anna Davis and leading artists Patricia Piccinini, Rebecca Baumann and Ian Burns to explore what it means to be human today in this unique professional development opportunity featuring in depth artist talks, Q&A session and panel discussion.

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Creativity in the Primary Classroom

Join teaching artists from Sydney’s leading cultural organisations to explore cross-curricular and cross-arts connections for the primary classroom.

Presented in partnership with the Sydney Opera House.

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MCA Teachers Advisory Group

Our Teachers Advisory Group brings together educators from all stages and regions across NSW to help us develop meaningful programs and resources for students and teachers.

BOSTES Endorsed Professional Learning

The MCA is endorsed to provide QTC Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher.