– Highlights

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Exhibition

Jon Campbell: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 25 Feb

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

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Exhibition

21st Biennale of Sydney

16 Mar - 11 Jun

– Learning Events

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Event

ARTBAR February 2018

23 Feb, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA

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Workshop

Wearable art workshop

07 Mar, 6.00pm, Level 3: Digital Studio in NCCL

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Event

International Women’s Day 2018

08 Mar, 10.30am, Throughout the 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

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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

Artist & Curator Film Picks
– Emily in Japan

Get inside the mind of artists by watching some of their favourite films. Bring a friend to this diverse program of films selected by MCA artists and curators.

Films happen every Saturday at 2pm
FREE, drop-in
Veolia Lecture Theatre

Sat 12 Sept, 2pm

Emily in Japan- The Making of an Exhibition

Directed by Andrew Pike
“Emily Kame Kngwarreye was an Aboriginal woman from Utopia in central Australia who began to paint on canvas when she was about 78 years old. In the 8 years before her death in 1996, she produced a staggering output of over 3,000 canvasses, some of which are now valued more highly (in monetary terms) than the work of most other female Australian artists. The exhibition of Emily Kame Kngwarreye’s paintings which toured to Osaka and Tokyo in 2008 is arguably the biggest, most comprehensive single artist exhibition to travel internationally from Australia. Emily in Japan is the story of the making of this landmark exhibition, with all of the complex cross-cultural transactions that were involved – from the red desert of central Australia where Emily lived, to the National Museum of Australia in Canberra, where the exhibition was curated, and to the high end of the art world in Japan.

Rated: PG
Year 2009
82 mins


Image courtesy of Ronin Films

image for Artist & Curator Film Picks

– When

12 September 2015, 2:00-3:22pm

– Admission

This event has finished.