– 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


Art + Film

13 Jan, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre


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

– 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.


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

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– When

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

– Admission

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