– Highlights


Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov


Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

– Learning Events

Special Event

ARTBAR September 2017

29 Sep, 7.00pm, MCA


Art Safari

10 Oct, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Keynote lecture by Pipilotti Rist

05 Nov, 1.00pm, Level 6: Harbourside Room

– 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

MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.


Art Safari
– Spectacular Sounds

Can a sound be an artwork?

Join us for a sonic adventure through the MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday exploring how and why artists use sound to create art. Back in the Creative Studios, read books, play games and create a sound artwork of your own!

Friday 25 August 2017, 1-2pm
For children ages 3–5
$22 per child
$17 MCA Members and Concessions*

Free for parents and carers
Meet in the National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3


*Concession: Tertiary/TAFE/ESL Students with photo ID, Senior’s Card holders, Unemployed/Concession Card holders, Nava card holders

*Booking fees apply

Image: Art Safari workshop participants, 29 June 2017. Museum of Contemporary Art. Photograph: Dan Boud

image for Art Safari

– When

25 August 2017, 1:00-2:00pm

– Admission

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