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Energies: Haines & Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep


Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec

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06 Sep, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Creativity in the Primary Classroom

11 Sep, 9.00am, The National Centre for Creative Learning


Creative Connections #2

15 Sep, 9.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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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

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

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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 Plus Program

Explore contemporary art and develop new creative skills through art-making experiences in this flexible and FREE 90 minute program for adults with specific needs, including physical, intellectual, emotional or behavioural disability. Led by MCA Artist Educators, each program includes gallery exploration, visiting the Bella Room, and art making activities.

Investigate contemporary artworks on Gallery Explorations of current exhibitions, and then explore art-making processes and ideas in a practical session in the creative and digital studios of the National Centre for Creative Learning.

Discover the multi-sensory Bella Room, where each year Bella commission artists create interactive installations designed to engage and inspire people with specific needs to explore contemporary art through sensory experience.

Bella Plus is FREE for all participants and each program is tailored and responsive to individual group requirements. Bella Plus is available every Monday during school term or at other times by request.

Session Times: Mondays 12.30pm-2.00pm or by special request
Session Length: 60-90 minutes

Advance bookings are essential.
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