– 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.


Laughter Sessions

Inspired by the Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean exhibition which radiates joy and colour, take part in a laughter session at the MCA and melt your worries away!

Through simple laughter exercises suitable for all ages, learn about the many benefits of laughter and its contagious nature. Join these summer mood-booster sessions which will energize your body and mind!

Laughter really is the best medicine.

Wednesday 8 November, 6–7pm
(This program will be offered from November 2017 – February 2018, find more dates in this series here)
National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3
Bookings essential
$38 General
$30 Concessions*
$22 MCA Members
Booking fees apply


Not a member? Join today!

Tickets for the Laughter workshop includes 1 single entry ticket to the Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean exhibition, part of the Sydney International Art Series. Please note that this ticket will be given to you on the day of the workshop and valid anytime up until February 18, 2018.

About Shari Coventry
Shari Coventry is a skilled facilitator working with a variety of organizations to create a culture that is positive, innovative, engaging and fun. She has been involved in the wellness industry for over 15 years in many capacities creating tailor-made workshops and programs for workplace wellbeing, conferences and community events. Her workshops are energizing and promote laughter, happiness, mindfulness and health. She is an internationally certified Laughter Yoga trainer and facilitator, Clinical Hypnotherapist, NLP practitioner, Mindfulness teacher and has studied many alternative modalities. Shari is passionate in bringing people together through laughter to enhance their wellbeing, connection and to promote their health.

Inclusive Access
We offer support for anyone with access needs as a free supplement to all MCA programs. For more information and to make a request, please contact
mail@mca.com.au or find information regarding Bella programs exclusively for people with access requirements HERE

*Concession: Tertiary/TAFE/ESL Students with photo ID, Senior’s Card holders, Unemployed/Concession Card holders, Nava card holders

Image: Participant at Genext 2016, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, photograph Tim da-Rin

image for Laughter Sessions

– When

8 November 2017, 6:00-7:00pm

– Admission

General: $38
Members: $22
Concession: $30

Booking fees apply

Buy tickets here