– Highlights

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Exhibition

Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Exhibition

Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

22 Sep, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Performance

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23 Sep, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

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Event

Genext

24 Sep, 6.00pm, Throughout the MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Laura Hindmarsh

Primavera 2017 artist Laura Hindmarsh shares six films ahead of her specially curated edition of Art + Film on Saturday 16 September. more

The Many Guises of Jenny Watson

We’ll take you through some of Watson’s many alter egos that are currently housed in our Level 3 Galleries. more

Fresh picks for Father's Day

Discover the gifts that will help you spoil your dad this Father’s Day. 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

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– When

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

– Admission

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