– Highlights

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MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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The National 2017

30 Mar - 18 Jun

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Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

– Learning Events

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Art Safari

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

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Special Event

ARTBAR April 2017

28 Apr, 7.00pm, MCA

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Workshop

03 May, 6.30pm, Level 3: Digital Studio in NCCL

– News from inside the MCA

Young Art Lovers' Book List

To celebrate World Book Day (Sunday 23 April) the MCA Store and MCA Learning crew have teamed up to put together a selection of fun, inspiring and engaging titles sure to spark the imaginations of budding artists and creative thinkers. more

From the archives: Curious catalogue

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 more

Girl On Film: Erin Coates

The National 2017: New Australian Art artist Erin Coates gets in the driving seat for our April film experience 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.

Patrick Hartigan

Born 1977, Sydney. Lives and works Sydney.


Patrick Hartigan creates subtle, evocative and acutely observed works utilising a range of media including collage, watercolour, film, sound, short stories and installation. Oil painting has since become his primary focus. Much of his work is made in response to other artists, artworks and museum environments.

Hartigan has been exhibiting since 2002 and has been selected for a number of group exhibitions, including Solitaire, Tarrawarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Victoria (2014); Octopus 13, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne (2013); All you need is love, Melbourne Art Foundation/Domain Chandon, Coldstream, Victoria (2012); MCA: New Acquisitions in Context, MCA, Sydney (2011); Constellations: A Large Number of Small Drawings, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne (2010); I Walk the Line: New Australian Drawing, MCA, Sydney (2009); Wanderlust, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth (2008);  Life is Sweet: Contemporary Australian Watercolours, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale (2007); and Tomorrow, another day, Artspace, Sydney (2006).

Hartigan’s work is held in numerous collections including the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, New Zealand; University of Wollongong; and Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne.

Works by Patrick Hartigan

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