– Highlights


Primavera 2016

29 Sep - 04 Dec


Louise Hearman

29 Sep - 04 Dec

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

Special Event

Learn and Grow

27 Oct, 2.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

Special Event

ARTBAR October 2016

28 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA

25 Birthday Weekend

Artist Talk

11 Nov, 1.30pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– News from inside the MCA

Fairfield Eating Excursion

Women of Fairfield co-curator and PYT Artistic Director, Karen Therese takes us on a food safari through Fairfield, Sydney. more

Please Touch: Tactile Tours for Families

Artist Educator, Brook Morgan gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the development of this new program for families. more

Interview with September film curator Adrian Martin

James Vaughan speaks to Australian arts critic and audiovisual artist Adrian Martin about the month of contemporary Portuguese cinema he has guest curated for the MCA 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.

Special Event

– Special extended edition for the 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations

FREE. Exclusively for people aged 12–18 years

The Biennale of Sydney comes to the MCA only once every two years. Come and celebrate this rare and exciting time in Sydney’s art scene with a special extended edition of generationext.

Celebrate the theme of the 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations. Meet and connect with new like-minded people and create new relationships with art, artists and other teenagers through music, weaving, sculpture, photography, origami and more!

Here’s what to expect:

Bring an item of clothing to be mended in Lee Mingwei’s The Mending Project
•* Meet Volume One: MCA Collection artist *Matthew Hopkins
• *Join Young Guides on tours *of the galleries
Soak up chilled vibes from buskers
•* Enjoy food and live music* on the Sculpture Terrace
• *Create artwork *inspired by the ancient Chinese bottle-painting technique
• *Weave *a giant friendship bracelet
• Make origami and write a secret message inside
Hop in the generationext photo booth and see how many people you can connect to on the photo board
Take part in art and photography competitions for a chance to win awesome prizes
Take part in a mass drumming circle with Drum Safari
•* Design your own page* for the new generationext zine

Dress up theme: COLOUR BLOCKING! Dress all in one colour, and
connect with people in the same colour through games at the event

Stay tuned to the generationext Facebook page for event updates.

Click here to RSVP for generationext on 12 August now.
Click here to find out more about generationext.

No parents or teachers admitted. Supervised by MCA staff, generationext is a drug, alcohol and smoking-free event. *See website for competition details.

Image courtesy and © the Museum of Contemporary Art Limited Photograph: Adam Hollingworth

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– When

12 August 2012, 6:00-8:30pm

– Where


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