– 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 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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