– Highlights


Tatsuo Miyajima

03 Nov - 05 Mar

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec


Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

19 Dec - 19 Mar

– Learning Events

Pop-Up Bar

Sakura Sundays

05 Mar, 3.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace


Contemporary Art Studio

09 Mar, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Educators conference: 6-7 April

06 Apr, 6.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

Ode to typography: Interview with Will Lynes

Signwriter Will Lynes used traditional signwriting techniques to free-hand paint the text ‘Everything Else’ on this 17-metre long wall painting. Will muses on the emotive quality of typography and how he works. more

5 tips for applying for the MCA Zine Fair

Want to show your zine-work at the 2017 MCA Zine Fair? Here we share our tips for applying more

Louise Zhang's horror infused ARTBAR

Navigating the space between attractive and repulsive, Chinese-Australian artist Louise Zhang kicks off the ARTBAR year in suitable style with a night entitled ‘New Year’s Rot’. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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.

Young Creatives Coordinator

Fixed-term, 3-year contract

The MCA is looking to appoint a passionate individual to join the Audience Engagement team as Young Creatives Coordinator. Reporting to the Public Engagement Manager, this role is responsible for researching, planning, organising and implementing an innovative range of high quality programs and events primarily for youth (ages 12-18) and also adult audiences.

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Short listing for interviews will be based on applicants meeting the essential criteria listed in the position description. We request all applicants to submit a statement addressing the essential criteria together with a cover letter and CV.

Please send your application, including names and telephone numbers of two referees to positionsvacant@mca.com.au.

Applications close on Sunday 26 February 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.

Young Creatives Coordinator Full Position Description


Year 10 Work Experience Program

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 in the Gallery.

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.

2017 dates: 19–23 June & 20–24 November

2017 applications close 5pm Sunday 9 April. 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 17 April.

To apply, please complete the application form. Shortlisting will be based on applicants’ answers to questions listed in the application form.
Applications should be sent to the National Centre for Creative Learning Coordinator on workexperience@mca.com.au.

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.

Work Experience Application Form


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

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