– Highlights


Primavera 2016

29 Sep - 04 Dec


Louise Hearman

29 Sep - 04 Dec

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

Special Event

Learn and Grow

27 Oct, 2.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

Special Event

ARTBAR October 2016

28 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA

25 Birthday Weekend

Artist Talk

11 Nov, 1.30pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre

– News from inside the MCA

Fairfield Eating Excursion

Women of Fairfield co-curator and PYT Artistic Director, Karen Therese takes us on a food safari through Fairfield, Sydney. more

Please Touch: Tactile Tours for Families

Artist Educator, Brook Morgan gives us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the development of this new program for families. more

Interview with September film curator Adrian Martin

James Vaughan speaks to Australian arts critic and audiovisual artist Adrian Martin about the month of contemporary Portuguese cinema he has guest curated for the MCA 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.


Making Your Mark
– Benjamin Forster (MCA artist-in-residence)

Hear Benjamin Forster speak about his research as the MCA’s new artist-in-residence. Based in a temporary studio inside the NCCL from June 2013, Forster has been on-site three days a week spending time with different MCA departments, investigating the role of drawing and other forms of mark making at the Museum and developing a series of works based on his research.

FREE, drop in

Benjamin Forster’s residency has been supported by Australia Council for the Arts

Benjamin Forster
Drawing Machine (Output = Plotter) 2008–12
installation view, Primavera 2012, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
modified rabbit plotter, laptop, custom software, ballpoint pen, Canson paper
Image courtesy the artist and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
© the artist
Photograph: Alex Davies

image for Making Your Mark

– When

12 December 2013, 6:30-7:30pm

– Admission

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