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MCA Collection

29 Mar - 31 Dec

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Biennale Of Sydney

20th Biennale of Sydney

18 Mar - 05 Jun

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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Workshop

Art Safari

27 May, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Talk

For Artists

29 May, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

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Special Event

MCA Zine Fair 2016

11 Jun, 10.00am, MCA

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ARTBAR and Vivid meet again

Dipped in colour and drenched in light, we hand the paintbrush over to Huseyin Sami to curate this month’s MCA ARTBAR as it collides with Vivid Sydney. more

Go-go Dance: from 60s Twist to Sydney

Let’s twist! Artist Bridie Connell talks history of 60s Go-go dance & where it’s at in Sydney today more

Visual arts sector United over funding cuts

Australia Council’s recent announcement that 65 organisations will no longer receive funding under its Four-Year Funding program (previously Key Organisations), delivering a major blow to our contemporary visual arts sector. more

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Volume One: MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

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– Professional Development

– Highlighted events

Workshop

Art Safari
Spectacular Sounds

Talk

For Artists
Conditions for Participation Forum

Special Event | Free

MCA Zine Fair 2016

Special Event | Free

MCA Zine Fair 2016

– Events

Thu, 26 may

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

Digital Excursion
Colour and Emotion: May 26

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Get Your Swerve On!

6:00PM

Tour | Free

Booked out: New MCA Members’ Welcome
May 26

6:30PM

Performance | Free

Sounds on the Terrace
May 2016: Dominic Breen

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours
Guided Tour

Fri, 27 may

10:30AM

Workshop

Booked out: Art Safari
Spectacular Sounds

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Spectacular Sounds

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

7:00PM

Special Event

SOLD OUT: ARTBAR May 2016
Curated By: Huseyin Sami

Sat, 28 may

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

12:00PM

Performance | Free

Germaine Kruip
A Square, Spoken at MCA

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

2:00PM

Tour | Free

Art Speaks Tour
Guided Tour

2:00PM

Screening | Free

Contemporary Film program
Sat 28 May

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

Sun, 29 may

10:30AM

Special Event | Entry by donation

Sunday Family Fun Day
Signs & Symbols

12:00PM

Performance | Free

Germaine Kruip
A Square, Spoken at MCA

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free with exhibition entry

Language Tours
French and Spanish: Frances y Español

2:00PM

Talk

For Artists
Conditions for Participation Forum

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

Mon, 30 may

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 31 may

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

Digital Excursion
The Feelings Were Harder To Dislodge Than I Initially Imagined: May 31

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Special Event | Free

Members Exhibition Preview
Telling Tales: Excursions in Narrative Form

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 1 jun

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

Digital Excursion
The Feelings Were Harder To Dislodge Than I Initially Imagined: June 1

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 2 jun

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

Digital Excursion
The Feelings Were Harder To Dislodge Than I Initially Imagined: June 2

10:30AM

Tour

Booked out Art Baby
Telling Tales: Excursions in Narrative form

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

12:30PM

Tour

Booked out: Art Baby
Telling Tales: Excursions in Narrative form

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Puppet Making

6:00PM

Workshop

Booked out Sundown Sketch Club
June 2016: Dog Drawing

6:30PM

Performance

Jumaadi
The Life and Death of a Shadow

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours
Guided Tour

7:30PM

Talk | Free

Artists in Conversation
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

Fri, 3 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Performance

Jumaadi
The Life and Death of a Shadow

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

Sat, 4 jun

10:30AM

Performance

Members exclusive: Jumaadi
The Life and Death of a Shadow

10:30AM

Workshop

Block Printing Workshop
with artist Emily Floyd

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

12:00PM

Performance | Free

Germaine Kruip
A Square, Spoken at MCA

12:00PM

Screening | Free

Film Screening
SPEAR

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

2:00PM

Tour | Free

Art Speaks Tour
Guided Tour

2:00PM

Talk | Free

Artist Talk: Jitish Kallat
Telling Tales: Excursions in Narrative Form

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

3:00PM

Performance

Jumaadi
The Life and Death of a Shadow

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

Sun, 5 jun

10:30AM

Performance

Jumaadi
The Life and Death of a Shadow

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided tours
Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tours

11:30AM

Workshop

Zine Workshop
with Safdar Ahmed

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Young Guides Tour
MCA Collection

12:00PM

Performance | Free

Germaine Kruip
A Square, Spoken at MCA

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
20th Biennale of Sydney

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Curators' Insight with Rachel Kent
Telling Tales: Excursions in Narrative Form

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Performance

Jumaadi
The Life and Death of a Shadow

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

Mon, 6 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

11:30AM

Bella And Specific Needs | Free

Bella Plus Connect

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

2:00PM

Tour | Free

Art Speaks Tour
Guided Tour

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 7 jun

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Playful Patterns

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Playful Patterns

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 8 jun

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 9 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Puppet Making

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours
Guided Tour

Fri, 10 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

Sat, 11 jun

10:00AM

Special Event | Free

MCA Zine Fair 2016

10:30AM

Workshop | Free

The Art of Storytelling
Comics & Sequential Art: Workshop with Louie Joyce

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

12:30PM

Workshop | Free

Bookbinding for beginners
with TATA BOOKS

12:30PM

Special Event | Free

World’s Largest Ever Zine!
with Amy Yongsiri & Jonathan Verzosa

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

2:00PM

Tour | Free

Art Speaks Tour
Guided Tour

2:00PM

Talk | Free

Panel Discussion
Experimental Indie Publishing

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:30PM

Workshop | Free

The Paper Alchemist with Fayroze
with Fayroze

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

Sun, 12 jun

10:00AM

Special Event | Free

MCA Zine Fair 2016

10:30AM

Workshop | Free

Digital Zine Workshop
with Kid’s Own Publishing

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided tours
Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tours

12:30PM

Special Event | Free

World’s Largest Ever Zine!

12:30PM

Talk | Free

MONOGRAPH
A reading circle for art lovers with Sophia Cai

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

Mon, 13 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

2:00PM

Tour | Free

Art Speaks Tour
Guided Tour

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 14 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 15 jun

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 16 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

5:30PM

Special Event | Free

Educator Exclusive
Telling Tales: Excursions in Narrative Form

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Puppet Making

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours
Guided Tour

Fri, 17 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

Sat, 18 jun

10:30AM

Performance

Jumaadi
The Life and Death of a Shadow

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

2:00PM

Tour | Free

Art Speaks Tour
Guided Tour

2:30PM

Performance

Jumaadi
The Life and Death of a Shadow

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

5:00PM

Special Event | Free

Vivid Sydney 2016
Late night openings

Sun, 19 jun

10:30AM

Performance

Jumaadi
The Life and Death of a Shadow

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided tours
Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Tours

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Young Guides Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

2:00PM

Workshop

Sunday Life
Life Drawing for Young Creatives: June 2016

2:30PM

Performance

Jumaadi
The Life and Death of a Shadow

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

Mon, 20 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

2:00PM

Tour | Free

Art Speaks Tour
Guided Tour

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 21 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour

Members Tour & Lunch
Telling Tales: Excursions in Narrative Form

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 22 jun

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

6:00PM

Tour

Members exclusive
Telling Tales: Excursions in Narrative Form

Thu, 23 jun

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Puppet Making

6:00PM

Talk

Tap into contemporary art & Storytelling

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Mystery Tours
Guided Tour

Fri, 24 jun

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Playful Patterns

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Playful Patterns

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Telling Tales: Excursions In Narrative Form

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR June 2016
Curated by: Emily Floyd and Kate Daw