– 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


ARTBAR January 2018

19 Jan, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

23 Jan, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


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.


Light Lab
– Presented in association with Light Show

Time to get arty this winter and discover the dazzling world of light.

Light Lab is a free family activity space open in the National Centre for Creative Learning Spaces across the foyer from Light Show.
It is open daily during Vivid (until 8 June) 5pm – 9pm (except Friday 29 May), and 10am – 9pm weekends.

Light Lab is not an exhibition but an activity space designed for children to creatively explore and play with the properties of light.

Weekends: 10am–4pm
Selected evenings during Vivid Sydney

Play now, learn now!

National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3

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– When

5 June 2015, 5:00-9:00pm

– Admission

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