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Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct


Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec

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Special Event

Value Your Mind

08 Oct, 4.00pm, The National Centre for Creative Learning


Exchange Series

12 Nov, 11.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning


Educator Exclusive

26 Nov, 5.30pm, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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Taloi Havini: Primavera artist and ARTBAR curator

Primavera 2015 artist and MCA ARTBAR curator Taloi Havini talks ‘Shell Money’, pina coladas and memories of Bougainville. more

We laughed, we cried, we danced, we barked…

Teachers from across NSW gathered at the MCA and Sydney Opera House for two days of creative dialogue and exchange as part of the 2015 Engaging Students with Disability forum. more

If these walls could talk | #AleksDanko

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

Mca Collection

New Acquisitions in Context 2013

– When

12 December 2013-23 February 2014

– Admission

New Acquisitions in Context 2013 has now finished.

See works by over 28 emerging and established artists from across the country in this vibrant exhibition showing recently acquired pieces in dialogue with artworks from the JW Power and MCA Collections.

Celebrating the diversity of art making in Australia, New Acquisitions in Context 2013 features a range of media from painting and photography through to installation and the moving image and draws together multiple themes and ideas through a collection of very different artworks.

Investigate dream states, nightmares and the influence of Surrealism with works by Nicholas Folland, Peter Booth and Louise Weaver. Explore landscape in its various forms, real and imagined, sacred and suburban in works by Tracey Moffatt, Judith Wright, Imants Tillers, Simryn Gill, Fiona Lowry and Shaun Gladwell and see works about light by artists Stephen Birch and Emma White.