– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

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Exhibition

Pipilotti Rist: Sip my ocean

01 Nov - 18 Feb

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Exhibition

MCA COLLECTION: JON CAMPBELL

04 Dec - 25 Feb

– Learning Events

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Workshop

WORKSHOP

29 Nov, 6.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace

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Event

International Day for People with Disability

05 Dec, 11.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Workshop

Art Safari

05 Dec, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

The Importance of Laughter

We sat down with laughter connoisseur Shari Coventry from Sydney Laughter to discover the truth about laughter and why we need it ahead of this month’s Laughter Sessions. more

Coming up in 2018…

Next year is one of the most exciting and diverse seasons yet. Find out what’s on. more

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Antenna's Rich Welch

To pave the way for the soon-to-come cinema binge at Antenna Film Festival,Co-Director Rich Welch shared a few of his life changing films. 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.

Work at MCA

Register your interest – Positions Vacant eNews

Register your interest to receive email updates as positions become available at the MCA.

MCA Australia is dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today’s artists from across Australia and from around the world. Working at the MCA involves working closely with artists and audiences. See below for current opportunities to join the MCA team.

Touring Exhibitions Coordinator

Full-time, 3-year contract

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is seeking to appoint a Touring Exhibitions Coordinator to join the Curatorial & Digital division on a full-time, 3-year contract.

This is a recently created role reporting to the Exhibition and Touring Program Manager. This position is responsible for the coordination of MCA’s national and international touring exhibitions program. Duties include: the development of proposal packages including funding applications, the negotiation of touring exhibition contracts, organising the packing, crating and transport of the exhibition and ensuring the safe delivery of artworks, and management of onsite installation at touring venues.

The Touring Exhibitions Coordinator works closely with colleagues in the Collection and Exhibition management team, as well as with MCA’s wider curatorial and creative learning teams. Additionally, this position liaises with touring partner venues closely, and undertakes considerable travel as part of duties.

The successful candidate will have previous experience and a thorough understanding of exhibition management at all stages, including knowledge of international museum practice for art handling and display, as well as knowledge of insurance, art transport and other aspects of touring artworks. You will have excellent organisational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability managing a number of projects effectively while under pressure.

Shortlisting for interviews will be based on applicants meeting the essential criteria listed in the position description. Please submit your application (CV, cover letter and a statement addressing the selection criteria) including names and contact details of two referees via positionsvacant@mca.com.au.

Applications close at 9am on Monday 11 December 2017.

The MCA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. The MCA promotes a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and where individuals are treated with fairness, equality and dignity.

Touring Exhibitions Coordinator Position Description

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Online Editor

Part-time, 12-month contract

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) has an exciting opportunity for an Online Editor to join the Museum on a fixed-term contract commencing January 2018.

This is a recently created role reporting directly to the Head of Digital Media. The Online Editor will work closely with the Head of Communications & Marketing, Public Relations Specialist, Marketing Coordinator (Social Media & Digital) as well as content producers across the Museum.

The primary purpose of the Online Editor is to provide editorial overview to all textual material produced by the MCA for mca.com.au, as well as aligned properties such as MCA App and related MCA project-specific websites. The Online Editor will be responsible for ensuring the quality, relevance and accessibility of MCA online text content in line with the MCA Interpretation Strategy and MCA Online Content Guide; for keeping content on the mca.com.au site up to date; for maintaining an overview and creating appropriate links between content; and for identifying and pursuing opportunities to syndicate and cross-promote MCA content. The Online Editor will exhibit commitment to principles laid out in MCA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy in championing best-practice content outcomes for MCA online.

The person we are seeking has at least 3 years’ editorial experience in an online environment related to Arts, Culture or Education and strong interest in contemporary art. In addition, excellent written communication skills including the proven ability to write and edit effective copy, successfully making specialist and sometimes complex subject matter accessible and engaging to a wide readership. You demonstrate strong planning and project management skills, and have proven experience in commissioning text from a range of content producers. Commitment to principles of online accessibility is essential.

Short listing for interviews will be based on applicants meeting the essential criteria listed in the position description. Please submit your application (Cover letter, CV and a separate document addressing each selection criteria), including names and telephone numbers of two referees via positionsvacant@mca.com.au.

Applications close at 9am on Thursday 30th November 2017.

The MCA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. The MCA promotes a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and where individuals are treated with fairness, equality and dignity.

Online Editor Position Description

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Business Administration Traineeship

Entry Level position, 12-month contract

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) is offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the MCA as a Business Administration Trainee.

This entry level position provides support to the MCA and combines workplace training with structured learning. The MCA will provide on the job training in administration and assist the successful applicant in achieving Certificate III in Business Administration. The MCA uses a registered training organisation to assist the successful applicant in completing the qualification. The Business Administration Trainee will learn all aspects of administration within a business environment under a 12-month training contract commencing early January 2018.

Responsibilities include administrative and clerical support to various departments of the Museum, back-up reception duties, kitchen duties and general assistance with many internal events and programs across the MCA including creative learning programs, exhibition openings, marketing and more.

The successful applicant will have:

• Successful completion of year 10 or 12 Certificate
• A positive attitude and willingness to undertake a Business Administration Traineeship
• Ability to undertake general clerical tasks
• Ability to follow instruction and direction
• Ability to follow through on tasks
• Accurate computer skills using Word and Excel
• Good communication skills both verbal and written

The MCA offers a supportive, safe and creative environment in one of the best locations in Sydney with easy access to public transport. Please send a Cover Letter and CV, copies of your last two school reports and name and telephone numbers of two referees to Human Resources via positionsvacant@mca.com.au.

Salary package is in accordance with the National Training Wage and varies depending on the highest level of schooling completed. Enquiries can be directed to Human Resources on 02 9245 2486.

Applicants with formal tertiary qualifications need not apply.

Applications close at 9am on Monday 27 November 2017 with interviews followed shortly afterwards.

The MCA is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. The MCA promotes a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, and where individuals are treated with fairness, equality and dignity.

Business Administration Traineeship Position Description

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