– Highlights

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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Exhibition

New Romance

30 Jun - 04 Sep

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

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Special Event

ARTBAR August 2016

26 Aug, 7.00pm, MCA

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Special Event

Sunday Family Fun Day

28 Aug, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Conference

THE FOREVER NOW

02 Sep, 10.00am, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

MCA ARTBAR Yal Kuna (My Mates) = Blessed

Wanna hang with Eric and his mates? Brisbane-based artist Eric Bridgeman gathers his art family who he has borrowed at various times throughout his practice and gives them the stage. more

Art Party: MCA Social flickers and flares

What art-concoction have curators put together for our annual Primavera fundraiser bash? more

Interview with August film curator Daniel Kasman

Delve into our new Contemporary Film Series with Daniel Kasman, Director of Content at MUBI and film curator for August. 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

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.

Artist Educator, identifying as Deaf

Casual

The MCA has an exciting new opportunity for an Artist Educator identifying as Deaf to join the team of Audience Engagement on casual basis.

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Short listing for interviews will be based on applications meeting the essential criteria listed in the position description. Enquiries can be directed to Manager, Student & Teacher Engagement on 02 9245 2444 or cara.macleod@mca.com.au.

A current Working with Children Check under the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 is required for this position. It involves a national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct, and it must be verified before the employment commences. The preferred applicant is responsible for applying for the check prior to employment. It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position.

Please send your application (Cover Letter, CV and selection criteria statement), including names and telephone numbers of two referees to Human Resources, Museum of Contemporary Art, PO Box R1286, Royal Exchange, NSW, 1223 or email positionsvacant@mca.com.au. Please include your availability in your application.

Applications close 29 August 2016

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.

Artist Educator, identifying as Deaf Full Position Description

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Touring Exhibitions Assistant

Part-time, Temporary

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) currently has a very exciting opportunity for a Touring Exhibitions Assistant to join its Collection & Exhibition Management department on a part-time 4 days per week, 18-month employment contract.

Reporting directly to the Touring Exhibitions Manager, the Touring Exhibitions Assistant provides assistance with the preparation and delivery of the MCA’s Touring Exhibition program. Internally this position works closely with the Touring Exhibition Manager and the wider Collection & Exhibitions Team, and externally with regional gallery/museum staff across Australia in the presentation of MCA Touring Exhibitions.

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Short listing for interviews will be based on applications meeting the essential criteria listed in the position description. Enquiries can be directed to the Touring Exhibitions Manager on 02 9245 2436.

Please send your application (Cover Letter, CV and selection criteria statement), including names and telephone numbers of two referees to Human Resources, Museum of Contemporary Art, PO Box R1286, Royal Exchange, NSW, 1223 or email positionsvacant@mca.com.au.

Applications close 9am Monday 5 September 2016

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 Assistant Full Position Description

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Museum of Contemporary Australia / UNSW Art & Design Curatorial PhD Scholarship

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and UNSW Art & Design are partnering to offer a PhD Scholarship in the field of contemporary curatorial practice.

Based in Sydney, this is a unique opportunity for an outstanding candidate to contribute to the vibrant and growing field of curatorial scholarship. The candidate will have extensive access to MCA staff, audiences, collections, archives and other resources to conduct their research.

The $20,000 scholarship will be awarded in addition to an Australian Post Graduate Award (APA) scholarship, and consists of $15,000 stipend (tax exempt) over three years and $5,000 towards research expenses.

To find out more or apply, click here.

Applications close September 5 2016

MCA Volunteer Program

The MCA Volunteer Program offers those wishing to develop their skills and pursue an interest in contemporary art the opportunity to provide valuable support to Museum staff.

As a volunteer, you have the opportunity to learn more about the MCA and to be part of a large friendly team.

Most volunteer work takes place during normal business hours with occasional weekend opportunities. For further information, click here.

Register your interest

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

MCA Work Experience Program

20–24 June & 14–18 November 2016

The MCA offers a flexible and practical work experience program, providing a limited number of Year 10 students with an exclusive one week behind – the – scenes peek into the dynamic Museum environment.

Students will be based in the National Centre for Creative Learning and have the opportunity to observe Creative Learning programs for various audiences, assist MCA Artist Educators with program preparation, provide Library staff with research support and engage with visitors on the Gallery floor.

Places are limited, therefore we cannot guarantee an appointment for all applicants.
The work experience program takes place twice a year, June and November only.

2016 applications close 5pm Sunday 22 May 2016.

We are unable to confirm the outcome of any application until all applications have been reviewed, following the closing date.

Due to the large volume of applications we receive each year, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Short listed applicants will be contacted for a phone interview week commencing 30 May 2016.

Candidates are selected on a merit basis.

Applications should be sent to the National Centre for Creative Learning Coordinator at workexperience@mca.com.au

Work Experience Application Form

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