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Energies: Haines & Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep


Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct


Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec

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Educator Exclusive

30 Jul, 5.30pm, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning


Dance, Theatre and Visual Art

20 Aug, 9.00am


Aleks Danko & Tom Polo: Masterclass for teachers

29 Aug, 10.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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Digital Excursions; New Connections

Alex White reflects upon the newly launched program offerings and the possibilities these hold for students and teachers anywhere in Australia. more

Mug Shots

In preparation for the The Rocks Aroma Festival on July 26, MCA staff share some of the stories behind the mugs they use for their workplace beverages. more

MCA’s first Oculus Rift artwork experience

Don’t have enough (real) space to install artworks in? Why not make some virtual space! 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

Bella in the House

Experience a full day program in an MCA Bella & Sydney Opera House combined excursion for students with specific needs.

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 creative 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.

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.