– 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 Trivia

Artist, writer and performer Mish Grigor hosts our silly-season, 'art in popular culture’ trivia nights. Bring a friend or three (or make some new ones!) have a laugh and enjoy a merry drink up on the Sculpture Terrace.
Fabulous prizes up for grabs including gorgeous items from the MCA Store and Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career tickets

All ages welcome, no experience necessary.
Thurs 3, 10 & 17 Dec, 6:15 –7:15pm
FREE, drop-in
Sculpture Terrace, Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Art.

Lights On Later…
Enjoy MCA exhibitions alongside hands-on activities and talks by MCA curators and guides every Thursday evening. Wind down over a glass of wine, a bite to eat and live music from Sydney DJs on the MCA Sculpture Terrace.

Image: MCA Zine Fair, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, May 2015, photograph: Maja Baska

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– When

10 December 2015, 6:15-7:15pm

– Admission

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