– 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.


Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program
– Tiwi Tales

Celebrate creativity with the whole family. This seasonal extravaganza invites families to explore MCA exhibitions with artist-created activity sheets then get hands-on with art making activities!

Discover works by artists from the Bathurst and Melville Islands as we explore the Being Tiwi exhibition.

Join us for games, storytelling, dancing and art making as we experiment with materials to create a collaborative installation!

Ages 4+
Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 Jan 2016
10.30am – 4pm
Drop-in, we welcome a $5 donation per family
Creative Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning
AUSLAN interpreter available on request with 10 days’ notice required Ph: 9245 2484

Image: Bede Tungutalum, Marantuwungini (dugongs), 2006, linocut on paper, A/P Edition of 50, printed by Maren Rusia at Te Kowhai Print Trust, Whangarei, New Zealand, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, purchased with funds provided by the Coe and Mordant families, 2006

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– When

20 January 2016, 10:30am-4:00pm

– Admission

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