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Jon Campbell: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 25 Feb

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug


21st Biennale of Sydney

16 Mar - 11 Jun

– Learning Events


ARTBAR February 2018

23 Feb, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Wearable art workshop

07 Mar, 6.00pm, Level 3: Digital Studio in NCCL


International Women’s Day 2018

08 Mar, 10.30am, Throughout the 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…

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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

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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

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