The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG reflects on the art, music and extraordinary life of Yoko Ono in a speech he delivered to mark the official opening of the Yoko Ono exhibition War is Over!(if you want it).
MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster
MCA Chief Curator and curator of War is Over! (if you want it): Yoko Ono, talks about the first major survey in Australia of works by Yoko Ono, once described by her late husband John Lennon as the world’s ‘most famous unknown artist’.
What’s New for War Is Over! (if you want it): Yoko Ono in MCA Insight, the MCA’s free smartphone app.
MCA Director Elizabeth Ann Macgregor joins Larry Emdur and Kylie Gillies on The Morning Show to discuss War Is Over! (if you want it): Yoko Ono opening this Friday 15 November.
MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster attempts to define drawing in his fourth blog post.
So it’s our 22nd birthday today. Below we share with you some exhibitions that were open on this day over the years.
For the upcoming Yoko Ono exhibition, we needed more VSOs. So we asked for something different: video auditions.
MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster discusses an interlude in his project at the MCA in his third blog post.
What’s New for Primavera 2013 in MCA Insight, the MCA’s free smartphone app.
MCA C3 West Curator Anne Loxley talks to artist David Capra about Western Sydney.
On such a sad day for Australian art it was amazing to see in action the legacy of Loti Smorgon.
What’s New for string theory in MCA Insight, the MCA’s free smartphone app.
MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster discusses the development of his project at the MCA in his second blog post.
Tickets are now on sale
MCA Artist in Residence Benjamin Forster outlines his project at the MCA and his influences in his first blog post.
A monumental six-storey installation commissioned by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority
Videos and rich media from the Wangechi Mutu exhibition.
With crush on contemporary art MCA Young Ambassador, Kristina Foster, talks about why MCA SOCIAL is hot.
Hear and learn more about Wangechi Mutu’s exhibition with Insight, the MCA smartphone app.
The MCA acknowledges the recent unexpected and sudden passing of prominent Aboriginal artist Dorothy Napangardi.
Spiderman meets and greets Australian and international icons and celebrities at Avant Card’s Postcard of the Year Awards.
Jeff Wall’s photographs are often densely referential, drawing upon sources as disparate as art history and outdoor advertising.
MCA Head of Artistic Programs Judith Blackall describes
The MCA’s website received two awards at the Museums Australia Multimedia and Publishing Design Awards at the Museums Australia national conference.
An exclusive opportunity for young people aged 14–21 to participate in TEDxSydney
MCA Assistant Curator (Collections) Megan Robson and Hayden Fowler in conversation.
Domenico de Clario
Agatha Gothe-Snape with Susan Gibb
The Motel Sisters
Anish Kapoor publication in the MCA Publications app awarded in Portland, USA.
Now with 360 degree interactive panoramas
The exhibition runs until 28 July at UQ Art Museum.
In the lead up to Workout, check out this 11-day performance art extravaganza
The latest C3West project at Westfield Hurstville opens
2013 Bella Room commission unveiled
I recently had the opportunity to speak about the museum’s digital initiatives to quite a specialised audience: secondary Visual Arts teachers.
MCA Curatorial Assistant Kelly McDonald joined MCA Young Ambassadors for an evening of wine, cheese and a private viewing of works by Gemma Smith and Jamie North.
Darren Knight on his connection with McKenna and Aberhart, both of whom he represents.
February 26th was quite a milestone for the MCA Digital Learning team as it marked our first Digital Excursion with an international school.
The annual exhibition of works from MCA staff runs until 10 March at 107 Projects in Redfern.
A record-breaking figure eleven months after reopening.
We talk to MCA Digital Learning Coordinator Melinda Garcia who plays a key role in implementing the MCA’s Digital Excursions.
Exhibiting artist Anish Kapoor spoke to a sell-out crowd at the museum in December – here’s your chance to watch it in full.
An Instagram dream.
Hear the interview recorded on 16 December 2012 for FBi Radio’s Canvas show.
Thank you everyone!
Be part of the HUB OF DEMOCRACY in Westfield, Hurstville, until 26 January. Lara Thoms talks to C3West Curator Anne Loxley about the project.
The MCA has released a free iPad app to coincide with the opening of the Anish Kapoor exhibition.
Two sculptures in the Anish Kapoor exhibition have a combined weight of 9.7 tonnes. See how they were craned into the gallery.
The awards went to MCA Director Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE and the Bella Room.
Artist Garry Trinh talks about his new project for C3West, recently launched in Western Sydney Parklands.
The artist dicussed her works in the show.
The artist dicussed his works in the show.
MCA School Programs Coordinator Georgia Close introduces us to this long-running and highly popular program for at risk youth.
An introduction to the new commission on the MCA front lawn
Ken Whisson interprets a passage from The Palm-Wine Drinkard
MCA Touring Exhibitions and Projects Manager Karen Hall discusses Almanac: The Gift of Ann Lewis AO currently on show at its final venue, Newcastle Art Gallery.
MCA Curatorial Assistant Kelly McDonald discusses Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro’s Par Avion featured in their upcoming MCA exhibition.
MCA Curatorial Assistant Kelly McDonald gives the latest on Lee Mingwei’s The Mending Project
Less than 2 weeks in fact!
MCA painting hung in memory of Adam Cullen
Tickets to Sydney International Art Series Exhibitions Anish Kapoor and Francis Bacon are on sale now.
The MCA Restaurant opens on Wednesday 18 July 2012
MCA ATSI Program Curator Keith Munro discusses tonight’s NAIDOC Week events.
For The Future of Penrith/Penrith of the Future
How do we foster creativity in the digital space? Melinda Garcia shares at Vivid Sydney what the team in the National Centre for Creative Learning have been doing.
Bennett Miller discusses Dachshund U.N., part of Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space.
Just in time for Vivid, the grass is going down in front of the MCA.
We’ve created a quick timelapse of Monday’s action.
Remembering through art
Jason Maling discusses his Physician performance, part of Local Positioning Systems curated by Performance Space.
Julie-Anne Long talks about her recent Val, The Invisible performance ahead of this Thursday’s This is not a Lecture Theatre talk at the MCA.
generationext, the free art celebration exclusively for teenagers, returns to the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
Join Performance Space at Carriageworks tomorrow, Saturday 14 April 2012, for a Dachshund BBQ and information session.
MCA visitors can now explore MCA Collection artworks on Google Art Project.
The MCA unveils Brook Andrew’s Warrang, the permanent commission on Circular Quay side.
A little background on the badge worn by MCA Chairman Simon Mordant on the cover of The Sun-Herald.
The MCA officially reopens on Wednesday 28 March 2012.
We’ve captured the last 6 months of building and animated it into a video
Unveiled. The official Museum of Contemporary Art Australia opening will be streamed live from midday Wednesday 28 March 2012.
You can find a virtual tour of the MCA in the pages of the Sunday Telegraph (and online)
Scottish artist Katie Paterson talks about her works in Marking Time.
UK-based collaborative Walker & Bromwich discuss Celestial Radio.
Curator Anna Davis describes the 1:30 am arrival of Hany Armanious’ commissioned sculpture on the Sculpture Terrace.
Following a major $53 million redevelopment, the MCA will reopen on 29th of March. A short two weeks before the opening the last bits of scaffolding have been removed and we’ve created a time lapse video to mark the occasion.
Senior Curator Rachel Kent shares her experiences of Christian Marclay’s 24-hour video, which will be at the MCA from 29 March – 3 June.
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer in conversation with the MCA’s Keir Winesmith.