– 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.


Grayson Perry for Kids
– My Pretty Little Art Studio

Step into the shoes of an artist and enter our Grayson Perry inspired pop-up family space, ‘My Pretty Little Art Studio’. Adventure on an in-gallery kids’ art trail, spotting riddles and patterns in Grayson’s work, and take this new inspiration back into the artist’s Studio.

• Join paper-plane decorating workshops
• Get creative at the ‘design-your-own-pot’ station
• See your patterns projected onto real pots in a digital re-creation of Grayson Perry’s London studio

Budding artists and their carers can enjoy ‘My Pretty Little Art Studio’ all summer school holidays and on weekends throughout the exhibition (10 December – 1 May). Children under twelve get free entry into the exhibition.

Access to ‘My Pretty Little Art Studio’ is FREE.

Family tickets to the Grayson Perry exhibition are available for $50 and can be purchased online here.

#MCAkids #GraysonPerry

Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career

Opening days and times: – Most weekends during the exhibition (10.30am to 4pm)

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– When

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

– Admission

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