See what's on at the

Browse What's On

– Highlights

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Exhibition

Energies: Haines & Hinterding

25 Jun - 06 Sep

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Exhibition

Aleks Danko

30 Jul - 18 Oct

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Exhibition

Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec

Create and Learn at the

All Learning Programs

– Learning Events

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Conference

Dance, Theatre and Visual Art

20 Aug, 9.00am

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Aleks Danko & Tom Polo: Masterclass for teachers

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

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Talk

Exchange Series

31 Aug, 11.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

Find out more about the

About the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

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

View the Collection

Browse Collection

– Spotlights from the collection online

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Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection on display

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Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

On tour until October 2015

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ARTIST INTERVIEW

Watch our latest artist interview with Khaled Sabsabi

Bella Bookings

BELLA BOOKINGS

The Bella program includes a range of FREE individually tailored programs to engage and inspire people with specific needs to explore contemporary art.

Each Bella and Bella Plus session is individually tailored to the specific needs, size and interests of your group

Bella and Bella Plus are 90 minute sessions led by MCA Artist Educators. We can also tailor a 60 minute program.

Bella in the House is a free combined all day program with Sydney Opera House, individually tailored for children and young people aged 5-18 with physical, intellectual, behavioural or sensory disability.

Bella Plus Connect is a monthly 90 minute inter-service program led by MCA Artist Educators.

Bella includes:
Exploring contemporary artworks in our MCA galleries
Practical art-making activities in our creative and digital studios
Visiting our Bella Room, an interactive artwork for people with specific needs

Bella program participant, 2013

MAKE A BOOKING

The easiest way to book a Bella Program is via our online form

Bella is a flexible program and wherever possible we accommodate requests for programs on different days and times including weekends and school holidays.

If you would like opportunity to discuss the program further or the individual needs of your group, please contact MCA Learning on 02 9245 2400.

Bookings should be made at least 4 weeks in advance either online or over the phone.
If you are making multiple bookings or you are hoping to visit on a date that is less than 4 weeks away, please contact MCA Learning directly on 02 9245 2400.

Complete a booking request form or call 02 9245 2400 to book over the phone or contact us via the National Relay Service.

Bella Room commissioned artist Hiromi Tango

COST

All of our Bella programs are FREE.

CONFIRMATION AND CANCELLATION POLICY

All bookings will receive official confirmation. Please bring this confirmation with you on the day.

Cancellation notice of 7 working days must be given, otherwise you may be charged for the cost of the program. Funding for the Bella Program is limited – reasonable notice of cancellation enables us to make your program available to others.

WANT TO TAILOR YOUR PROGRAM?

Digital Excursions can also be tailored to the needs of your group for participants who are unable to visit the MCA.

Want to visit a specific exhibition or explore individual artworks from our collection? Our Bella Artist Educators can develop a Bella session specifically tailored to the needs of your students.

Concession rates are available for entry to paid exhibitions for all Bella program participants

Bella program participant, 2013