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Grayson Perry

10 Dec - 01 May


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec


Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec

Create and Learn at the

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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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Six film sub-genres you didn’t know existed

Film archive legends Jay Katz and Miss Death enlighten us more

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

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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

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

Patricia Piccinini leads an unforgettable program of artist and curator talks, exploring the exhibition New Romance: Art and the Posthuman.

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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.

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BOSTES Endorsed Professional Learning

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

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