– 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 June 2017

30 Jun, 7.00pm, MCA

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Talk

NAIDOC Week 2017

05 Jul, 5.30pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

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Event

Master Class For Teachers

09 Jul, 10.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

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

– 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.

Category: Behind the scenes

From the archives: Curious catalogue

by Stephanie Ferrara, April 4, 2017
in Behind the scenes

Never judge a book by its cover? In this issue of our monthly archive series, MCA Archives and Records Management Coordinator, Stephanie, leafs through some unusual pages

Diary of an MCA Trainee

by Claire Hastwell, March 27, 2017
in Behind the scenes

Fiona learns that contemporary art doesn’t have to be a puzzle you can’t solve.

From the archives: February

by Stephanie Ferrara, Feb. 28, 2017
in Behind the scenes

Looking forward, looking back. This new monthly series explores MCA archives, penned by our very own Archives and Records Management Coordinator, Stephanie Ferrara.

Installing Tatsuo Miyajima: Connect With Everything

by Mark Brown, Feb. 9, 2017
in Behind the scenes

Go behind the scenes on the installation of Tatsuo Miyajima: Connect With Everything

Nostalgia and the young: Archives in a contemporary art museum

by Stephanie Ferrara, Oct. 31, 2016
in Behind the scenes

Whilst our focus as an organisation is primarily on what is happening in the present, keeping archives allows us to prepare for the future.

MCA Host stories: Floura Khosh Kish

by Floura Khosh Kish, March 15, 2016
in Behind the scenes

Get an insight into life as an MCA host with this guest post by Floura.

DENNIS WILCOX, 'PROTERON', 1992

by Claire Johnson, March 7, 2016
in Behind the scenes

The ins and outs of a 90s art revival.

What we've been listening to: December

by MCA Team, Dec. 15, 2015
in Behind the scenes

From art and technology, to old Hollywood, to feminism, MCA Staffers share their favourite podcasts for your listening pleasure.