Bella in the House

Experience a full day program in an MCA Bella & Sydney Opera House combined excursion for students with specific needs. Explore both cultural institutions and contemporary art in our FREE Bella in the House program.

Tour the House with guides experienced in special education and creative play and then extend your journey in the outdoors and explore the harbour on your journey to the MCA. Link creative themes and engage with artworks in the MCA galleries and work with Bella Program Artist Educators to create your own response.

This new program is offered once a month and is FREE for schools. Excursions can be tailored to the individual requirements of students aged 5 to 18 years with physical, intellectual, behavioural or sensory disability.

Bella in the House sessions are offered on Mondays once a month during the school term or on other days by request.

Bella Plus in the House for adults with specific needs will be offered once a month from July 2015.

Advance bookings are essential.

Session Times: Nominate your preferred session start time.
Session Length: 3 hours. This includes a 1 hour Sydney Opera House tour and a 1 hour Bella program, with 1 hour scheduled for lunch and travel between venues. Times can be varied by request.

Advance bookings are essential – book online today

The MCA Bella program was established in 1993 through the generosity of MCA patrons, Dr Edward Jackson AM and Mrs Cynthia Jackson AM, and the Jackson family, in memory of their late daughter and sister Belinda.