– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

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Exhibition

Jenny Watson

05 Jul - 02 Oct

– Learning Events

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Special Event

ARTBAR July 2017

28 Jul, 7.00pm, MCA

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Workshop

Art Safari

08 Aug, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Workshop

Workshop

09 Aug, 6.30pm, Level 3: Digital Studio in NCCL

– News from inside the MCA

6 ways to warm up your winter at MCA

Got the winter blues? Melt them away at the MCA. more

Unmapping: Charting New Pathways to Creativity

Artist Educator Ella Condon created a site specific work for Unmapping – a student program run in collaboration with Sydney Story Factory and MCA. more

The Beats Behind Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Learn about the music and melodies that have inspired artist Jenny Watson through the decades. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

About the MCA

Brook Andrew Warrang 2012

Brook Andrew Warrang, 2012, installation view, MCA Forecourt, image courtesy and © the artist

MCA launches its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy

The MCA is located on the traditional lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation. The site, which is now called The Rocks, is known as Tallawoladah. The MCA recognises the Gadigal people of the Eora nation as the traditional owners and ongoing custodians of the lands and waters upon which the MCA is situated.

The MCA’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy aligns the work of the MCA in regards to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts with the external environment. This includes national and international Indigenous priorities and principles relating to Indigenous art and culture. This policy aims to define the intentions of the MCA in relation to its commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and align its work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts with the broader values and goals of the organisation.

View the MCA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy document

More about MCA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Programs

Meet our team

Meet MCA Director Elizabeth Ann Macgregor, senior leadership, and our curatorial team. Meet our Chairman, the MCA Board, and view current and previous annual reports.

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MCA Collection

The MCA Collection contains over 4000 works by Australian artists acquired since 1989. Our Collection Online presents over 100 artworks including biographical details of artists.

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Passionate about contemporary art? See current paid and volunteer opportunities to get involved at MCA.

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5 Years of ARTBAR

Roaming carrots, Hummer limos, tea ceremonies and bikes in the galleries. Five years proof that anything can happen at #MCAARTBAR more

MCA at the 2017 Venice Biennale

Canals, cats and curators. Clothilde Bullen reflects on the experience of attending the 2017 Venice Biennale on the occasion of Tracey Moffat’s Australian Pavilion. more

From the archives: Unconventional Materials

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The other side of an exhibition

Take a trip behind the scenes with Exhibition Manager Charm Watts as she shares tales of what goes into installing MCA shows more

Early Learning at the MCA

Discover how children aged 4 – 5 years old from Santa Sabina College worked with artists to investigate light through contemporary art in our early learning program Art Escapades. more

MCA Winter Reads

Looking for something to read over the cooler months? Cosy up with one of these picks from the MCA Store inspired by the 2017 Sydney Writers’ Festival. more

Handfed: no cutlery required

Why do some cultures prefer to eat with their bare hands while others use knives, forks or chopsticks? more

6 ways to warm up your winter at MCA

Got the winter blues? Melt them away at the MCA. more

Unmapping: Charting New Pathways to Creativity

Artist Educator Ella Condon created a site specific work for Unmapping – a student program run in collaboration with Sydney Story Factory and MCA. more

The Beats Behind Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy

Learn about the music and melodies that have inspired artist Jenny Watson through the decades. more

5 Years of ARTBAR

Roaming carrots, Hummer limos, tea ceremonies and bikes in the galleries. Five years proof that anything can happen at #MCAARTBAR more

MCA at the 2017 Venice Biennale

Canals, cats and curators. Clothilde Bullen reflects on the experience of attending the 2017 Venice Biennale on the occasion of Tracey Moffat’s Australian Pavilion. more

From the archives: Unconventional Materials

From the Archives is our blog series unearthing gems from the MCA’s archives, written by resident archivist Stephanie Ferrara more

The other side of an exhibition

Take a trip behind the scenes with Exhibition Manager Charm Watts as she shares tales of what goes into installing MCA shows more

Early Learning at the MCA

Discover how children aged 4 – 5 years old from Santa Sabina College worked with artists to investigate light through contemporary art in our early learning program Art Escapades. more

MCA Winter Reads

Looking for something to read over the cooler months? Cosy up with one of these picks from the MCA Store inspired by the 2017 Sydney Writers’ Festival. more

Handfed: no cutlery required

Why do some cultures prefer to eat with their bare hands while others use knives, forks or chopsticks? more