See what's on at the

Browse What's On

– Highlights


Grayson Perry

10 Dec - 01 May


Primavera 2015

22 Sep - 06 Dec


Matthys Gerber

22 Sep - 06 Dec

Create and Learn at the

All Learning Programs

– Learning Events



06 Dec, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Contemporary Art Studio

31 Mar, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Creativity in the Primary Classroom 2016

20 May, 9.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

Find out more about the

About the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Getting Real (Time)

Artist Educator Stephanie Lade reflects on the process of creating a new learning program designed to open up experimental media processes to Primary and Secondary students. more

Farewell Simryn Gill with MCA Young Guides

Listen to an extract of MCA Young Guides tour of Volume One: MCA Collection, as we farewell Simryn Gill’s Carbon Copy (assimilate). more

View the Collection

Browse Collection

– Spotlights from the collection online

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

Visit :: MCA

Opening Hours

Mon-Wed: 10am-5pm
Thu: 10am-9pm
Fri-Sun: 10am-5pm


140 George Street
The Rocks
Sydney NSW 2000

Visiting the MCA

Open daily from 10am–5pm, you can also see contemporary art after dark every Thursday when the galleries, Cafe and Store are all open until 9pm. Closed 25 December.

The MCA is committed to making its programs and services accessible to everyone and welcomes all visitors. See the access page for more information.

Free daily guided tours and a downloadable app introduce you to the MCA’s Collection, exhibitions and activities.

The MCA’s team of knowledgeable MCA Hosts are always on hand to provide further information and artwork insights.

Information for groups wishing to visit the MCA including how to book a group visit can be found on the Group Bookings page.

The MCA Insight app has what’s on information, visitation information and maps of the Museum that can show you what floor you are on and what artworks are around you. You can even create your own online gallery with the app. Read more about MCA Insight or download it.

Getting here

The MCA is located on Circular Quay West, Sydney. It is easily accesible by public transport.

FERRY: Circular Quay Terminal
TRAIN: Circular Quay Station
BUS: Circular Quay or George Street
CAR: Wilson Car Park Stations at 155 George Street (wheelchair accessible) and 35 Pitt Street

Special notice: There is extended light rail work being carried out in George St between Essex Street and King Street intersections. For the latest information on traffic changes, construction dates and locations please visit or download the Live Traffic NSW App.
For more information on CBD changes, visit For further details on CBD and South East light Rail, visit

Visiting from interstate or overseas?

If you are visiting from outside Sydney, we recommend staying with our Partner QT Hotel Sydney

Brimming with art and design, QT Sydney boasts cosmopolitan accommodation and a cutting edge entertainment scene, making it a premier boutique hotel in central Sydney.

MCA building exterior