– 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.


Contemporary Kids
– Cosmic Creations

Daily, Tue 07 – Sat 11 April, 10.30am–4pm

Enter a universe of light, shadow and colour as we draw on inspiration from Luminous: MCA Collection to create our very own cosmic creations. Pick up your Gallery Explorer from Level 3 and follow the light to discover some of the MCA’s most illuminating artworks then head back to the creative studios to make your own reflective artwork to add to our collaborative mini galaxy.

Ages 4+
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
We welcome a $5 donation per family
Creative Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning

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– When

11 April 2015, 10:30am-4:00pm

– Admission

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