– 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.


MCA Film Series
– Mr Patterns

The MCA is pleased to announce an exciting new film series in partnership with Screen Australia. Designed to raise pride in Australian film, this new initiative will offer MCA Members and visitors new opportunities to engage their aesthetic senses, celebrate our nation’s creative minds and connect with the work of living artists. Choose your favourites from our top picks, which all have a strong focus on the arts, and enjoy a refreshing bottle of Dr Pilkington’s Miracle Cider or Vale Ale Beer with your admission, courtesy of Vale Brewing.

Thursday 3 September, 6.30pm
Veolia Lecture Theatre, MCA Level 2

Mr Patterns,
Documentary 2004
In the 1970s at the Aboriginal settlement of Papunya in Australia’s Western Desert, a teacher named Geoff Bardon helped start one of the most significant art movements of the 20th century.
Duration: 56mins

Members’ Admission: $10 for one Movie or $30 for all four
General Admission: $15 for one Movie
Admission includes a bottle of Dr Pilkington’s Miracle Cider or Vale Ale Beer

Buy Tickets

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– When

3 September 2015, 6:30-7:26pm

– Admission

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