– 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
– Meet + Make with Young Australian Artists

Team up with a different artist each week and delve into a unique aspect of their practice. Discover fresh techniques, meet some new people and get inspired.

Week 1 – Make some doggy treats for your own special pooch with artist David Capra!

Week 2 – Work with expanded and experimental forms of marking time and measuring light with artist Ella Condon

Week 3 – Explore the intersection of personal and popular culture through an examination of fan art with artist Giselle Stanborough. Compose and decorate your own 'love letter’ to your favourite celebrities, acknowledging the ways in which consumers of popular culture are actively engaged in the creation, dissemination and interpretation of 'pop’.

Week 4 – Give it a bash. Literally!
Hapa Zome – meaning 'leaf dye’ in Japanese – is the art of staining paper or cloth with pigment from flowers and leaves by actually bashing them with a mallet! Join artist Brook Morgan for the last week of Meet and Make to try out this unique technique. All materials provided but please feel free to bring material or special paper to try.

Thursdays in November, 5.30–6.30pm
FREE, drop-in
Creative Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning

Image: Genext with Artist Educator Liam Benson, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, 23 November 2014, image courtesy and © the artists, photograph: Lucy Parakhina

image for Lights On Later

– When

5 November 2015, 5:30-6:30pm

– Admission

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