– 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


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


Art Baby

06 Feb, 12.30pm, MCA

– 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
– 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

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

– Admission

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