– 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.



Drop-in any time between 10am and midday and let creative play lead the way!

Explore Kate Beynon’s interactive artwork Room of Lucky Charms (2017), sing songs, play exhibition inspired games and mix and mingle with other tots and carers.

Wednesdays 10am – Midday*
Ages 0-5
Drop in, we welcome a donation of $5 per family
National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3

*Please check the website for dates

We love coming to ARTplay! The staff are so friendly and we always have so much fun!- feedback from an ARTplay participant

Image: Kate Beynon, Room of Lucky Charms, 2017, commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia for the Jackson Bella Room, 2017, image courtesy the artist, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne and Milani Gallery, Brisbane and © the artist

image for ARTplay

– When

Wednesday's 10am-Midday

– Admission

Entry by donation