– Highlights

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection

29 Mar - 31 Dec

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Biennale Of Sydney

20th Biennale of Sydney

18 Mar - 05 Jun

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Exhibition

Telling Tales

02 Jun - 09 Oct

– Learning Events

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Performance

Jumaadi

03 Jun, 1.00pm, Level 3: Digital Studio in NCCL

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Workshop

Art Safari

07 Jun, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Special Event

MCA Zine Fair 2016

11 Jun, 10.00am, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

ARTBAR and Vivid meet again

Dipped in colour and drenched in light, we hand the paintbrush over to Huseyin Sami to curate this month’s MCA ARTBAR as it collides with Vivid Sydney. more

Go-go Dance: from 60s Twist to Sydney

Let’s twist! Artist Bridie Connell talks history of 60s Go-go dance & where it’s at in Sydney today more

Visual arts sector United over funding cuts

Australia Council’s recent announcement that 65 organisations will no longer receive funding under its Four-Year Funding program (previously Key Organisations), delivering a major blow to our contemporary visual arts sector. 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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