– 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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Workshop

Art Safari

08 Aug, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Workshop

Workshop

09 Aug, 6.30pm, Level 3: Digital Studio in NCCL

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Screening

ART + FILM

19 Aug, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– News from inside the MCA

Claudia Nicholson's ARTBAR of love and devotion

July’s ARTBAR will see the MCA turned into an elaborate quinceañera by this month’s curator, Claudia Nicholson. more

#ConversationStarters: Have you ever made a decision based on fear?

We held a new program of art and ideas, Conversation Starters, in June to promote an open conversation with questions that define our global situation. more

#ConversationStarters: What are you afraid of for the future?

We held a new program of art and ideas, Conversation Starters, in June to promote an open conversation with questions that define our global situation. 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.

Screening

21 Nights With Patti

Where does art end and cinema start? Enjoy our new contemporary film series as guest curators blur the lines between art and cinema.

Film program for December 2016
The Theatre-ality of Cinema: Curated by Kiki Fung

Saturday 24 December, 2pm
Free, Drop in
Level 2, Veolia Lecture Theatre

21 Nights With Patti

Year- 2015
Director- Arnaud Larrieu, Jean-Marie Larrieu
Running Time- 1 hr 55 mins

The stage is the house of the deceased and the graveyard. However, 21 Nights with Pattie is not as morbid as it sounds. Caroline, a Parisian woman living a normal married life, is informed of her mother’s death and travels to a Southern France village to attend the funeral. The change of location brings a change of mood as she listens to her mother’s friend, Pattie’s recount of voluptuous adventures. She is further tantalised when a charming, aged man (André Dussollier) arrives after the disappearance of the mother’s body…

A sensuous feast indulging wine and wit, the Larrieu brothers breathed light-heartedness into the dark matters of death, repressed erotic urges and unsettled sexual feelings. The relaxed and Dionysian rural setting along with the act of role-playing provide an occasion to resolve perplexed emotions and obsessions.

Image credit- Film promotional still

image for 21 Nights With Patti

– When

24 December 2016, 2:00-3:55pm

– Admission

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