– 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.


Lights On Later
– Art Electric

Get creative using electronic mediums!

Be inspired by the works in Energies: Haines & Hinterding incorporating electromagnetic signals and electrical circuits and be influenced by the unseen energies that surround us to create your own electronic art.

Thursdays in July 5.30 – 6.30pm
FREE, drop in
National Centre for Creative Learning

Week 1, 2 Jul – Unseen Drawings

Using electromagnetic forces, create drawings of the unseen.

Week 2, 9 Jul – Natural Disasters – Stop Motion

Create a stop motion video from a mini natural disaster model that you build

Week 3, 16 Jul – Mini Moving Electronics

Using everyday materials build a mini electronic model that can move without you touching it.

Week 4, 23 Jul – Light Sculpture

Create a mini sculpture using LED lights

Week 5, 30 Jul – Minecraft Collaboration

Using the video game Minecraft design and collaborate with others to create a virtual artwork installation

Image: Art Electric workshop, 2015, MCA. Photo: Jane Dempster

image for Lights On Later

– When

16 July 2015, 5:30-6:30pm

– Admission

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