– 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
– Vicious Threads

Vicious Threads is back! Join artist Kate Scardifield for a hot chocolate and a hands-on evening of experimentation with fabric, stitch, appliqué and soft sculpture.

Week 1 + 2 – These Vicious Threads workshops are all about cutting up, cutting out and cutting into. Explore a range of appliqué and collage techniques that will have you reimagining and repurposing your favourite fabrics.

Week 3 + 4 – Learn to twist, bend and tie fabrics into in a range of wonderfully curious forms. Investigate a range of soft sculpture and fabric manipulation techniques.

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

Image © Kate Scardifield
Appliqué work in process for New Order, 2014

image for Lights On Later

– When

4 June 2015, 5:30-6:30pm

– Admission

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