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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

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

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Collection Artist Interviews

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Indigenous Literacy Day 2012

Celebrate and support Indigenous Literacy Day 2012 at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

10.00 – 10.30am
Veolia Lecture Theatre, Level 2
Hear from well-known and respected writers and artist-illustrators Dub Leffler and Bronwyn Bancroft as they talk about the inspiration behind their work and the power of literature.

10.30am – 2.00pm
Seminar Room, Level 2
Bring along a book and participate in the Great Book Swap Challenge. Sharing our common love of books will be the focus of our fundraising to support Indigenous literacy. Guests on Indigenous Literacy Day are encouraged to donate one of your favourite books and pay a gold coin donation to swap it for someone else’s book.

The day aims to increase literacy levels of Indigenous children living in remote areas of Australia. All money raised is donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Participants in the Great Book Swap Challenge are encouraged to drop books off at the MCA‘s National Centre for Creative Learning before the event on Mondays or Fridays between 3.00 – 4.00pm.

FREE, drop in

Richard Bell
Worth Exploring? 2002
acrylic and gravel on canvas, ink on polypropelene, satin laminated
4 parts, overall 200 × 480 cm
(1) Statutory declaration
ink on satin laminated polypropylene
120 × 90 cm
(2) Untitled
acrylic on canvas
200 × 120 cm
(3) Untitled
acrylic, gravel and glue on canvas
240 × 180 cm
(4) Certificate of authenticity
ink on satin laminated polypropylene
100 × 75 cm
Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased with funds provided by the Coe and Mordant families, 2006

image for Indigenous Literacy Day 2012

– When

5 September 2012, 10:00am-2:00pm

– Admission

This event has finished.