– 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


Laughter Sessions

16 Dec, 2.00pm, Level 3: Creative Studios in NCCL


ARTBAR January 2018

19 Jan, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA


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.


Indigenous Astronomy Talk

Join charismatic astrophysicist and Indigenous expert Ray Norris on a fascinating journey interpreting the sky. Learn about the diversity of astronomical traditions in Australia, each with its own particular expression of cosmology. From religious and mythological meanings, to using the motions of celestial bodies and phenomena for calendar purposes discover the intriguing connection between indigenous culture and the universe.
Afterwards, put Ray’s ideas into practice and make some astronomy-inspired art with MCA Artist Educator in the NCCL.

Thurs 6, 13, 20, 27 Nov
5:30-6.30pm, Level 2, Seminar Room.
FREE all ages
image: Ray Norris with Wardaman elder Bill Yidumduma Harney at the “First Astronomers“, Darwin Festival & Science Week, August 2009. image © Bec Allen photography

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20 November 2014, 5:30-7:00pm

– Admission

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