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Category: Events

Mug Shots

by MCA Team, July 20, 2015
in Events

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.

Teena meets Bella

by Aileen Robalino, July 2, 2015
in Events

David Capra is the 2015 Bella commission artist and to celebrate the installation of his new work Teena’s Bathtime, we held a very special open day.

Hetti’s Highlights – Corroboree Sydney

by Claire Johnson, Oct. 15, 2014
in Events

Corroboree Sydney Artistic Director Hetti Perkins shares her highlights for this year’s program at the MCA.

Bianca Spender: MCA Young Ambassador

July 19, 2014
in Events

MCA Young Ambassador Bianca Spender spent 5 minutes with InStyle to tell them about our Ambassador Program and upcoming #MCASOCIAL event.

How to dress Art Eclectic for MCA SOCIAL

July 17, 2014
in Events

Aileen, our fashion forward Front of House shares a how-to guide for dressing ‘artfully eclectic’. Inspiring your #MCASOCIAL glad rags.

Art of Giving: MCA Social

June 16, 2014
in Events

How can young people support the Arts without breaking the bank and what’s in it for them?

Telling your story: an artist’s guide to Vivid Ideas

May 22, 2014
in Events

Jess Scully, Vivid Ideas Festival Director, has selects the top arts events during Vivid.

Mamamia and the Mother Artist Forum

May 21, 2014
in Events

Jo Pollitt and Lilly Blue of BIG Kids Magazine for Mamamia on the Mother Artist Network Forum

Decoding a zine by Antwerpen

by Claire Johnson, May 13, 2014
in Events

Ahead of the MCA Zine Fair 2014, we’ve asked our talented friend Antwerpen to decode 'What is a zine?’.

Why MCA SOCIAL is hot

June 6, 2013
in Events

With crush on contemporary art MCA Young Ambassador, Kristina Foster, talks about why MCA SOCIAL is hot.

Spiderman at the Avant Card Awards

May 31, 2013
in Events

Spiderman meets and greets Australian and international icons and celebrities at Avant Card’s Postcard of the Year Awards.

Young Creatives’ TEDxSydney Live Simulcast

May 2, 2013
in Events

An exclusive opportunity for young people aged 14–21 to participate in TEDxSydney

Young Ambassador event at Hayden Fowler's studio

April 29, 2013
in Events

MCA Assistant Curator (Collections) Megan Robson and Hayden Fowler in conversation.

The colourful world of Hiromi Tango

April 5, 2013
in Events

2013 Bella Room commission unveiled

Young Ambassador event at Sarah Cottier Gallery

March 14, 2013
in Events

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.