– 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
– Organic Matters

Get hands-on with materials foraged from nature.

Experiment with hapa zome (using a mallet, create unique patterns and colour from beating flowers and botanicals into fabric and paper) and flower assemblage. All materials provided.

  • Week 1 Thursday 1 September: Hapa-zome workshops (On cloth)
  • Week 2 Thursday 8 September: Hapa-zome workshop (On paper)
  • Week 3 Thursday 15 September: Stop animation using naturally occurring materials
  • Week 4 Thursday 22 September: Drawing with botanicals
  • Week 5 Thursday 29 September: Miniature flower press journal

Thursdays in September, 5.30–6.30pm
FREE, drop-in
Creative Studios, Level 3

Image: ARTBAR – Curated by Kate Scardifield, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, April 29 2016, featured: illustration workshop with Adriana Picker and Dr Cooper, image courtesy and © the artists, photograph: Jacquie Manning

image for Lights On Later

– When

29 September 2016, 5:30-6:30pm

– Admission

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