– Highlights


Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov


Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events


Art Safari

27 Oct, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

Special Event

ARTBAR October 2017

27 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA


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): 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

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

– 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 January 2016
– Curated by Rosie Deacon

'Koala Nutbush’

Get intoxicated on colour and whimsy as Sydney artist Rosie Deacon curates an evening of kitsch, craft and Australiana to kick off the first ARTBAR of 2016, dubbed Koala Nutbush

Welcome the new year as the Museum transforms into a fantastical 1980’s Aussie backyard inhabited by handmade animal sculptures – bonzer!

Give it a burl;

  • Bush Ranger Bob’s interactive dance performance
  • Getting a hole-in-one at the glittering mini putt-putt golf course created by Rosie Deacon
  • Meeting Teena the sausage dog
  • Giselle Stanborough’s performative lecture on ‘Farmer Wants a Wife’
  • Live music by The Willy Wagtail Western All Stars
  • Taking a trip to the Golden Gumnut Cottage
  • Tunes spun by DJ Sveta on the rooftop bar

Plus roaming artworks, classic Aussie birthday party games and mates rates Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career tickets.

#MCAARTBAR driven by Audi Australia

29 Jan 2016, 7pm
Throughout the MCA
$20/$15 MCA Members and Concessions*
$25 on the door (subject to availability)
Ages 18 +

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Image: Rosie Deacon, Fun Foam Fantastical-Fabulous Fun, 2015, photograph: Zan Wimberley

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– When

29 January 2016, 7:00-11:00pm

– Where


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