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22 Sep - 06 Dec

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30 Jul, 5.30pm, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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Dance, Theatre and Visual Art

20 Aug, 9.00am

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Aleks Danko & Tom Polo: Masterclass for teachers

29 Aug, 10.00am, Creative Studios National Centre for Creative Learning

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Digital Excursions; New Connections

Alex White reflects upon the newly launched program offerings and the possibilities these hold for students and teachers anywhere in Australia. more

Mug Shots

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. more

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Remain in Light: Photography from the MCA Collections

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Special Event | Free

Educator Exclusive
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

Workshop

Art Safari
Surprising Shapes

Workshop

Art Safari
Surprising Shapes

Event | Free

Genext
Underbelly Arts

Festival

Young Guides
Underbelly Arts Festival

Festival

Young Guides
Underbelly Arts Festival

Festival

Young Guides
Underbelly Arts Festival

Festival

Young Guides
Underbelly Arts Festival

Conference

Dance, Theatre and Visual Art
Engaging Students with Disability

Special Event

ARTBAR
Curated by Haines & Hinterding

| Free

Aleks Danko & Tom Polo: Masterclass for teachers

Talk | Free

Exchange Series
Aleks Danko and Glenn Barkley

Event | Free

Genext
Energies: Haines and Hinterding

Workshop

Creative Connections #2
Workshop for Primary Teachers

Special Event

ARTBAR
The Primavera Edition

Talk

Exchange Series
Primavera Artists 2015

Event | Free

Educator Exclusive
2016 Learning Preview

Special Event

ARTBAR
2015 Finale

– Events

Wed, 29 jul

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Event | Free

Story Time in the Library

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 30 jul

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Special Event | Free

Educator Exclusive
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Art Electric

6:30PM

Special Event | Free

In Conversation
Aleks Danko

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

Fri, 31 jul

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Surprising Shapes

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Surprising Shapes

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

6:00PM

Event | Free

Genext
Underbelly Arts

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR
Presented by Renny Kodgers

Sat, 1 aug

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Festival

Young Guides
Underbelly Arts Festival

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

2:00PM

Screening | Free

Artist & Curator Film Picks
Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Festival

Young Guides
Underbelly Arts Festival

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Sun, 2 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Festival

Young Guides
Underbelly Arts Festival

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Festival

Young Guides
Underbelly Arts Festival

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

Mon, 3 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 4 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 5 aug

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 6 aug

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

THE FEELINGS WERE HARDER TO DISLODGE THAN I INITIALLY IMAGINED
Digital Excursion

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Concrete Poetry

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
August: Audio Drawing

6:30PM

Talk | Free

Aftermath and Anticipation
When Conflict is Photographed

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

Fri, 7 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 8 aug

10:00AM

Tour | Free

AUSLAN Tour
For visitors who are deaf

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

2:00PM

Screening | Free

Artist & Curator Film Picks
Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Sun, 9 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Teen-guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Mon, 10 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 11 aug

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Loopy Lines

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Loopy Lines

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 12 aug

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 13 aug

10:00AM

Conference

Energies in the Arts Conference

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Concrete Poetry

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

Fri, 14 aug

10:00AM

Conference

Energies in the Arts Conference

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 15 aug

10:00AM

Conference

Energies in the Arts Conference

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

2:00PM

Screening | Free

Artist & Curator Film Picks: You, The Living
Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Sun, 16 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

2:00PM

Workshop

Sunday Live - Life Drawing
Life Drawing for Young Creatives: August

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

Mon, 17 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 18 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 19 aug

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 20 aug

9:00AM

Conference

Dance, Theatre and Visual Art
Engaging Students with Disability

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Concrete Poetry

6:00PM

Workshop

Going Professional
Being Collected

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

Fri, 21 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 22 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

2:00PM

Screening | Free

Artist & Curator Film Picks
Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Sun, 23 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

12:00PM

Tour | Free

Teen-guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Mon, 24 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 25 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 26 aug

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 27 aug

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

5:30PM

Workshop | Free

Lights On Later
Concrete Poetry

6:30PM

Tour | Free

Curators' Insights
Glenn Barkley on ALEKS DANKO: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

6:30PM

Screening

MCA Members' Movies
Paradise Road

7:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

Fri, 28 aug

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Loopy Lines

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Loopy Lines

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR
Curated by Haines & Hinterding

Sat, 29 aug

10:00AM

| Free

Aleks Danko & Tom Polo: Masterclass for teachers

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

2:00PM

Screening | Free

Artist & Curator Film Picks
Aleks Danko: MY FELLOW AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

Sun, 30 aug

10:30AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

Sunday Family Fun Day
Shapes and shadows

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

2:00PM

Special Event | Free

Mother Artist Forum
Art of Falling; How is it possible to make work when there is no time?

3:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
MCA Collection

Mon, 31 aug

11:00AM

Talk | Free

Exchange Series
Aleks Danko and Glenn Barkley

11:00AM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Energies: Haines & Hinterding

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 1 sep

1:00PM

Tour | Free

Guided Tour
Aleks Danko: My Fellow AUS-TRA-ALIENS

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 2 sep

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
September

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
September

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 3 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
September: Face Value

6:30PM

Screening

MCA Members' Movies
Mr Patterns

Fri, 4 sep

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

THE FEELINGS WERE HARDER TO DISLODGE THAN I INITIALLY IMAGINED
Digital Excursion

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 5 sep

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
September

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
September

1:00PM

Workshop

Sold Out: Aroma Chemistry
Workshop

Sun, 6 sep

6:00PM

Event | Free

Genext
Energies: Haines and Hinterding

Mon, 7 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 8 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Silly Sounds

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Silly Sounds

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 9 sep

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 10 sep

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

THE FEELINGS WERE HARDER TO DISLODGE THAN I INITIALLY IMAGINED
Digital Excursion

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

6:00PM

Conference

Civic Actions: Artists' practices beyond the museum

6:30PM

Screening

MCA Members' Movies
Mao’s Last Dancer

Fri, 11 sep

9:00AM

Conference

Civic Actions: Artists' practices beyond the museum

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sat, 12 sep

9:00AM

Conference

Civic Actions: Artists' practices beyond the museum

Mon, 14 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 15 sep

9:00AM

Workshop

Creative Connections #2
Workshop for Primary Teachers

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 16 sep

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 17 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

6:30PM

Screening

MCA Members' Movies
Creative Minds

Fri, 18 sep

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Silly Sounds

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Silly Sounds

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Sun, 20 sep

2:00PM

Workshop

Sunday Live - Life Drawing
Life Drawing for Young Creatives: September

Mon, 21 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 22 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 23 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 24 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Fri, 25 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR
The Primavera Edition

Sun, 27 sep

10:30AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

Sunday Family Fun Day
September

Mon, 28 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Tue, 29 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Wed, 30 sep

3:00PM

Talk | Free

Spotlight Talks

Thu, 1 oct

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
October: The Moving Body

Sat, 3 oct

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
October

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
October

Wed, 7 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
October

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
October

Tue, 13 oct

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Perfect Patterns

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Perfect Patterns

Wed, 14 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Fri, 16 oct

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

THE FEELINGS WERE HARDER TO DISLODGE THAN I INITIALLY IMAGINED
Digital Excursion

Sun, 18 oct

2:00PM

Workshop

Sunday Live - Life Drawing
Life Drawing for Young Creatives: October

Wed, 21 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Fri, 23 oct

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Perfect Patterns

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Perfect Patterns

Wed, 28 oct

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Fri, 30 oct

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR
Curated by Hissy Fit

Wed, 4 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
November

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
November

Thu, 5 nov

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
November: Unlikely Subjects

Sat, 7 nov

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
November

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
November

Tue, 10 nov

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Cool Colours

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Cool Colours

Wed, 11 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Thu, 12 nov

11:00AM

Talk

Exchange Series
Primavera Artists 2015

Sun, 15 nov

2:00PM

Workshop

Sunday Live - Life Drawing
Life Drawing for Young Creatives: November

Wed, 18 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Fri, 20 nov

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari
Cool Colours

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari
Cool Colours

Wed, 25 nov

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Thu, 26 nov

5:30PM

Event | Free

Educator Exclusive
2016 Learning Preview

Fri, 27 nov

7:00PM

Special Event

ARTBAR
2015 Finale

Tue, 1 dec

10:30AM

Workshop | Free

Young Guides Try-Outs

Wed, 2 dec

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
December

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
December

Thu, 3 dec

10:00AM

Digital Excursion | Free

THE FEELINGS WERE HARDER TO DISLODGE THAN I INITIALLY IMAGINED
Digital Excursion

6:00PM

Workshop

Sundown Sketch Club
December: Re-Pose

Sat, 5 dec

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
December

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
December

Tue, 8 dec

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari

Wed, 9 dec

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

Fri, 11 dec

10:30AM

Workshop

Art Safari

1:00PM

Workshop

Art Safari

Wed, 16 dec

10:00AM

Workshop | Entry by donation

ARTplay

10:30AM

Tour

Art Baby
December

12:30PM

Tour

Art Baby
December

Sun, 20 dec

2:00PM

Workshop

Sunday Live - Life Drawing
Life Drawing for Young Creatives: December