– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection

29 Mar - 31 Jul

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

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Exhibition

New Romance

30 Jun - 04 Sep

– Learning Events

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Special Event

New Romance for Teachers

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

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Talk

Artists In Conversation

02 Jul, 3.00pm, Level 3: Creative Studios in NCCL

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Lecture

Booked out Humanoids and Hybrids: Creepy, Uncanny and Contestable Bodies

03 Jul, 11.00am, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– News from inside the MCA

Where do artists get their ideas from?

Artist Educators Stephanie & Athena are interviewed by kids about their art practice more

Meeting Jumaadi: MCA Kids Committee

Siobhan learns from artist Jumaadi about his shadow puppet performance The Life and Death of a Shadow more

MCA X PITCH ZINE Digital Zine

The MCA has collaborated with PITCH ZINE to create a digital zine in anticipation for the 9th annual MCA Zine Fair this weekend. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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Volume One: 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.

Robert Rooney

b.1937 :

Robert Rooney born in 1937 in Melbourne, is a Melbourne-based art critic, painter and photographer and a key proponent of Conceptual Art in Australia. Rooney’s work featured in the seminal exhibition The Field at the National Gallery of Victoria and the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1968. Subsequent exhibitions have included Endless Present: Robert Rooney and Conceptual Art, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne,2010; Play, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 2012; Cubism and Australian Art, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2009; 1968, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1995; and The Readymade Boomerang: Certain Relations in 20th Century Art, The 8th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, 1990.

His work is held in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney.

Works by Robert Rooney

– In the MCA Collection online

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