– Highlights


Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean

01 Nov - 18 Feb


Jon Campbell: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 25 Feb


Word: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 18 Feb

– Learning Events


ARTBAR January 2018

19 Jan, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

23 Jan, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Art Baby

06 Feb, 12.30pm, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

The Importance of Laughter

We sat down with laughter connoisseur Shari Coventry from Sydney Laughter to discover the truth about laughter and why we need it ahead of this month’s Laughter Sessions. more

Coming up in 2018…

Next year is one of the most exciting and diverse seasons yet. Find out what’s on. more

Six Films that Changed My Life (for better or worse): Antenna's Rich Welch

To pave the way for the soon-to-come cinema binge at Antenna Film Festival,Co-Director Rich Welch shared a few of his life changing films. 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.

Special Event

ARTBAR April 2017
– Curated by Bhenji Ra

You are an ART STAR...Bhenji Ra takes over the MCA!

Notions of imitation, disruption and art world hierarchy.

Return to the bowling in an interactive workshop and performance by iconic dance queens, The Bay Angels. Be initiated into the craft with performances by Latai Taumoepeau, Angela Goh, Amrita Hepi, and Caroline Garcia.

Transcend into the sublime with the sounds of Ah Mer Ah Su, DJ brujo, and FlexMami!

Be lifted into the art world stardom in an all star glam party hosted by your favourite death dropping femme squad Slé.

ARTBAR happens after dark on the last Friday of every month.

Exhibitions, music and live acts come together under the direction of a guest curator, transforming the MCA into a pulsating piece of performance art.

Friday 28 April, 7-11pm
(Opening ceremony 6.45pm)
Throughout the MCA


Image: Bhneji Ra, ARTSTAR, 2017, image courtesy and © the artist

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– When

28 April 2017, 7:00-11:00pm

– Where


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