– Highlights


Jon Campbell: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 25 Feb

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug


21st Biennale of Sydney

16 Mar - 11 Jun

– Learning Events


ARTBAR February 2018

23 Feb, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Wearable art workshop

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


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

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.


Teena meets Bella festival!
– Bella Room Open Day

Explore an interactive installation by Sydney-based artist David Capra commissioned by the MCA for this unique space that invites children and young people with specific needs to look, touch, listen, play and imagine.


11am-3pm: Experience Teena’s Bathtime, NCCL Level 3- Head into the brand new Bella room, and experience the joy in bathing a giant Teena! Bubbles will be everywhere!

11am-3pm: Doggie YouTube film festival, NCCL Level 3- Sit down and watch a non-stop short films starring your favourite four legged friends!

11-3pm : Teena gets crafty- NCCL level 3- Bring along a tee or a tote bag & using special sausage dog stencils make a one of a kind artwork.

11.30am-12.30pm: Doggie meet and greet & pooch parade led by Anastasia Klose and Fransworth, Foyer, Level 1 The stars of the doggie and artworld, Teena and Farnsworth will be doing a special meet and greet in the level one foyer of the MCA, Come and have a pat, and doggie cuddle.”

1-1.30pm: David & Teena in conversation with Dawn & Lucy, Lecture Theatre Level 2- Hear David and Teena in conversation with Dawn-joy Leong and service dog Lucy

1.30-2pm: Make your own no-bake dog treats, National Centre for Creative Learning- Bring along a container to take home your very own no bake dog treats, filled with yummy pumpkin and oats!

2 -3.30pm Walt Disney’s The Ugly Dachshund film screening, Lecture Theatre Level 2, The ugly dachshund

“One day only we will have a special guest, a life size Teena roaming the MCA, see if you can catch her! “

FREE, drop-in
Creative Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning

About the Bella program
Exploring the Bella Room is a key experience of our free Bella program for children, young people and adults with specific needs – including physical, intellectual, emotional or behavioral disability.
Bella invites participants to explore contemporary art and art-making in tailored programs led by MCA Artist Educators.
Find out more about Bella here

Image:David Capra, Teena’s Bathtime, 2015, 3-channel video, sound, synthetic fur, vinyl, scent, bubbles, rubber flooring, cardboard, wood, foam, wire, found objects, commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia for the Jackson Bella Room, 2015, Image courtesy and © the artist, photograph: Anna Kucera

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– When

20 June 2015, 11:00am-3:00pm

– Admission

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