– Highlights

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Exhibition

Tatsuo Miyajima

03 Nov - 05 Mar

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec

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Exhibition

Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

19 Dec - 19 Mar

– Learning Events

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Pop-Up Bar

Sakura Sundays

05 Mar, 3.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace

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Workshop

Contemporary Art Studio

09 Mar, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Conference

Educators conference: 6-7 April

06 Apr, 6.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

Ode to typography: Interview with Will Lynes

Signwriter Will Lynes used traditional signwriting techniques to free-hand paint the text ‘Everything Else’ on this 17-metre long wall painting. Will muses on the emotive quality of typography and how he works. more

5 tips for applying for the MCA Zine Fair

Want to show your zine-work at the 2017 MCA Zine Fair? Here we share our tips for applying more

Louise Zhang's horror infused ARTBAR

Navigating the space between attractive and repulsive, Chinese-Australian artist Louise Zhang kicks off the ARTBAR year in suitable style with a night entitled ‘New Year’s Rot’. 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.

Special Event

ARTBAR
– curated by Destiny Deacon, Fri 28 Nov

Back in Blak

Book a date with Destiny for the last ARTBAR of the year as part of Corroboree Sydney. Melbourne-based artist Destiny Deacon plus friends sprinkle the night with big ideas, theatrics and wicked humour. Unwind with comedy by Shiralee Hood, cabaret by Clinton Nain and Deb Williams, plus a talk by the always fun-inducing Richard Bell.

Zoe Coombs-Marr continues the LOLs with extracts from her Melbourne Comedy Festival Performance Dave and respected Indigenous curator Djon Mundine takes a satirical look at the mysterious Aboriginal character in B grade horror films.

Australian artist William Yang presents Artworks around the World – stories of his global explorations of art gallery culture.

Want more? Catch musical performances by Nadeena Dixon and Pascoe Braun. Get hands-on in a workshop led by MCA Artist Educator Will French. Or see Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration for a little extra* ($10).

When you’re ready to perch atop four levels of art and performances the Sculpture Terrace has uninterrupted summer views of Sydney Harbour with DJ Leo Tanoi to accompany.

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Image: Destiny Deacon and Virginia Fraser, Forced into images (still) 2001, single-channel digital video, colour, silent, Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased 2005, image courtesy the artists and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney © the artist

*Chuck Close tickets are only valid for use on Fri 28 Nov during ARTBAR. Exhibition closes at 9.30pm sharp, last entry at 9pm.

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– When

28 November 2014, 7:00-11:00pm

– Where

MCA

Venue info

– Admission

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