– 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.


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

This event has finished.