– 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


Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

23 Jan, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean [Unplugged]

23 Jan, 6.00pm, Level 3: Galleries


Spoken Word Series

03 Feb, 1.00am, 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.


Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
– Word Play

Join us for some word play this school holidays as we explore works in our two summer exhibitions Jon Campbell: MCA Collection & Word: MCA Collection that engage with language and text.

Sharpen your pencils and lace up your shoes as you wind your way through the collection that includes a newly commissioned wall work that is 65 meters long!

Back in the Creative Studios, use your inspiration to create a text-tastic artwork of your own and contribute to a collaborative artwork that will grow over the course of the program.

This program has been designed for children and their grown-ups to collaborate together, with access to the program valid for multiple visits during the week.

Tuesday 23 – Saturday 27 January (closed on 26 January)
Creative Studios, Level 3
Drop-in 10.30am – 4pm
Ages 4+


Family Ticket
$18 per family
$14 MCA Members and Concession
(Family ticket: 2 Adults and up to 3 Children ages 4 – 12yrs
$2 per additional child. Babies up to 1 year old are FREE)
Purchase your family ticket online or on the door

Looking for activities to do as a family on 26 January, drop into our free Pipilotti Rist Family Space

Vacation Care Groups
Vacation Care groups are very welcome to join the Contemporary Kids program. We ask that children are accompanied by supervising adults. Supervision ratio is 1 adult per 3 children.
$5 per child. Supervising adults FREE

To make a group booking please contact us on 02 9245 2442 or learning@mca.com.au

*Concession: Tertiary/TAFE/ESL Students with photo ID, Senior’s Card holders, Unemployed/Concession Card holders, Nava card holders

Inclusive Access
We offer support for anyone with access needs as a free supplement to all MCA programs. For more information and to make a request, please contact
mail@mca.com.au or find information regarding Bella programs exclusively for people with access requirements HERE

Image: MCA Family program participants, photography: Anna Kucera

image for Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

– When

27 January 2018, 10:30am-4:00pm

– Admission

Family: $18
Members: $14
Concession: $14
Add on child: $2