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Special Event

SOLD OUT: ARTBAR

Today, 7.00pm, MCA

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Exhibition

MCA Collection: Luminous

09 Mar - 08 Jun

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Exhibition

Light Show

16 Apr - 05 Jul

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Workshop

Art and Technology in the Classroom

04 Jun, 2.00pm

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Talk

Exchange Series Talk

18 Jun, 11.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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Creative Connections #1

22 Jun, 9.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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Getting articulate at Light Show

MCA Articulate lets visitors to Light Show respond to artworks in the exhibition. more

Light Perspectives: Christoper Esber

A Light Show blog series to find out how light is used in professional creative practices. This week we hear from Australian Fashion Designer Christopher Esber. more

Reflecting on the Blacktown Native Institution Artist Camps

'History is never static: it lives on through the people and communities that it has shaped, and it is shaped in turn by the telling of it.’ more

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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


– Archive for 2014

Announcing Taking it all away: MCA Collection

Dec. 16, 2014

Opening to the public on Thursday 18 December, Taking it all away: MCA Collection
presents works that speculate upon the continued importance of Minimalism and conceptual art, the processes of erasure and abstraction, and the social impact of art.

Announcing MCA Articulate

Nov. 20, 2014

Announcing MCA Articulate: The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia’s innovative new digital experience, brought to you by Telstra.

Chuck Close for Kids

Nov. 7, 2014

Visit Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration, an exhibition of extraordinary portraits by one of America’s best loved visual artists.

MCA Exhibition Program 2015

Nov. 6, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia announces its 2015 Exhibition Program.

C3 West: Crown Funding

Oct. 17, 2014

C3West secures long term funding; betting on a brighter future

Andrea’s Amazing Wish

Oct. 13, 2014

The MCA & Make-A-Wish® Australia are pleased to present the first exhibition of works
by young artist Andrea Alzaned.

Primavera Veolia Acquisitive Prize 2014

Oct. 9, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is thrilled to announce that this year’s recipient of the Primavera Veolia Acquisitive Prize is Justine Varga, who participated in the MCA’s Primavera 2012 exhibition.

Martu Art from the Far Western Desert

Sept. 12, 2014

Vibrant paintings by 29 Aboriginal artists from remote Western Australia pulsate with kaleidoscopic colour and present a unique cartographic perspective that reveals the artists’ intimate knowledge of Country.

Primavera 2014: Young Australian Artists

Sept. 11, 2014

Young Australian Artists Create Visual Dialogue on the Diverse Contemporary Australian
Experience.

Disability Action Plan: Survey

Aug. 12, 2014

Get involved with our Disability Action Plan survey to further accessibility at The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.

Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration

Aug. 4, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) exhibition Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration is an exclusive for the Sydney International Art Series and is the largest exhibition of Close’s work ever presented in the Southern Hemisphere, featuring over 200 works.

Annette Messager: motion / emotion

July 16, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is delighted to present Annette Messager’s first retrospective exhibition in Australia.

TABAIMO: MEKURUMEKU

June 23, 2014

Japanese artist Tabaimo’s ambitious video installations will immerse visitors this winter within constantly moving, changing environments that combine visual imagery and sound.

BROWN COUNCIL’S BELLA COMMISSION

June 19, 2014

Today the Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the third artist commission for the Jackson Bella Room with the artist collective Brown Council.

New Culture Champion

June 4, 2014

The Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), Elizabeth Ann
Macgregor OBE, has been announced by the NSW Premier Mike Baird, as the Cultural
Ambassador for Western Sydney.

SONIC SOCIAL – Curated by Performance Space

May 30, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) has partnered with Performance Space to present Sonic Social, a performance program featuring six different works staged throughout the museum during a three week period.

Primavera 2014: Artist Announcment

May 28, 2014

Lucky thirteen artists revealed for the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia’s (MCA) 23rd edition of Primavera.

Two Millionth Visitor

May 6, 2014

Today the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) celebrates its 2millionth visitor walk through the doors since the newly developed and expanded MCA Australia opened its doors to the public on 29 March 2012.

C3 WEST: SLEEPERS AWAKE – Floating sculpture and performances illuminate Western Sydney

April 29, 2014

In the most ambitious ever temporary public art project in Western Sydney, Sleepers Awake will float up to 80 metres off the ground, illuminating over 25 hectares of Bungarribee over 9 nights in May.

Fashion and Vivid: announcing TWO editions of MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi in May

April 24, 2014

Announcing two editions of MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi in May.

REMAIN IN LIGHT: PHOTOGRAPHY FROM THE MCA COLLECTIONS

March 12, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) presents Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections, a touring exhibition that traces the development of contemporary photographic practice over the last 50 years.

19TH BIENNALE OF SYDNEY:YOU IMAGINE WHAT YOU DESIRE

March 10, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) is to present a series of artistic projects from renowned and first-time local and international contemporary visual artists for the 19th Biennale of Sydney: You Imagine What You Desire, from 21 March – 9 June 2014.

Twentieth Edition of MCA ARTBAR Curated by Chicks on Speed

Feb. 24, 2014

Chicks on Speed will curate the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi titled JAM-arrama held on Friday 28 February.

C3WEST Michel Tuffery: Transforma

Feb. 20, 2014

A large scale project to retrieve dumped cars from the Upper Georges River in Airds,
Western Sydney and transform them into an artwork is being jointly led by the Museum of
Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and Campbelltown City Council in a C3West partnership.

C3 WEST: SLEEPERS AWAKE

Jan. 29, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) and the Western Sydney Parklands Trust are seeking performers for their latest collaborative art project, Sleepers Awake.

Nineteenth Edition of MCA ARTBAR Curated by Justin Shoulder and The Glitter Militia

Jan. 14, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) announces Justin Shoulder and The Glitter Militia to curate the next MCA ARTBAR driven by Audi held on Friday 31 January.

John Pilger’s Utopia

Jan. 9, 2014

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is to host the Australian launch season of award-winning documentary maker John Pilger’s new film, Utopia, which traces the political and social history of Australia’s indigenous communities.