– Highlights

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TeachMeet:

Today, 4.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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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

– Learning Events

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TeachMeet:

Today, 4.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Art Safari

24 Nov, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Artbar November 2017

24 Nov, 7.00pm, MCA

– 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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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.

Category: Art Encounters

The Many Guises of Jenny Watson

by Naomi Chilcott, Sept. 8, 2017
in Art Encounters

We’ll take you through some of Watson’s many alter egos that are currently housed in our Level 3 Galleries.

How to make the most of your trip to the MCA

by Leah Dobihal, Aug. 9, 2017
in Art Encounters

Discover the resources that will help you make the most of your MCA visit.

MCA at the 2017 Venice Biennale

by Clothilde Bullen, June 21, 2017
in Art Encounters

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.

From the archives: Unconventional Materials

by Stephanie Ferrara, June 19, 2017
in Art Encounters

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

MCA Winter Reads

by Bridie Connell, May 31, 2017
in Art Encounters

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.

What's it like to view art in the nude?

by Gill Nicol, Nov. 21, 2016
in Art Encounters

Gill Nicol, Director, Audience Engagement, reveals her experience of stripping down and gaining a new perspective of the MCA Collection by viewing it entirely in the nude.

Collection Artist Spotlight: Kevin Gilbert

by Claire Hastwell, Sept. 6, 2016
in Art Encounters

Artist, playwright, activist. Get to know MCA Collection artist Kevin Gilbert

Dear Giselle

by MCA Team, July 21, 2016
in Art Encounters

New Romance artist Giselle Stanborough answers your questions about the modern dating world.

What we've been reading: June

by MCA Team, July 1, 2016
in Art Encounters

In the spirit of our current exhibition, Telling Tales, MCA Staffers share what they’ve been reading over the past month.

Emma Mulholland reviews Grayson

by Cameron Scott, Feb. 17, 2016
in Art Encounters

A fashionable look at My Pretty Little Art Career

Turn the page to understanding art

by Bridie Connell, Feb. 17, 2016
in Art Encounters

Bridie from MCA Store shares five bestselling art books to add to your library.

My Pretty Little Sydney: A guide inspired by Grayson Perry

by Cameron Scott, Feb. 2, 2016
in Art Encounters

Much like Grayson’s work, Sydney is full of interesting enclaves if you are willing to take a closer look. We teamed up with The Thousands to create a Grayson Perry-inspired guide to Sydney!

Farewell Simryn Gill with MCA Young Guides

by Soo-Min Shim, Nov. 12, 2015
in Art Encounters

Listen to an extract of MCA Young Guides tour of Volume One: MCA Collection, as we farewell Simryn Gill’s Carbon Copy (assimilate).

What we've been reading: October

by MCA Team, Nov. 5, 2015
in Art Encounters

MCA staff share books, articles or journals that have inspired them over the past month.

If these walls could talk | #AleksDanko

by Claire Hastwell, Aug. 6, 2015
in Art Encounters

Ha-ha-ha-ha. Learn the meaning behind artist Aleks Danko’s Laughing Wall....

What we've been reading: June

by MCA Team, June 25, 2015
in Art Encounters

MCA’s curatorial & digital team share links to articles and websites that have inspired them during June.

Rhianna Walcott: MCA Young Ambassador

by Ciara Timlin, March 31, 2015
in Art Encounters

Young Ambassador Rhianna Walcott shares some of her highlights of the YA program and insights on supporting contemporary art in Australia.

Art Encounters: 8 Sep 2014

Sept. 8, 2014
in Art Encounters

Visitor: Katie Hale, Oakland, CA, USA