– 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.

Special Event

MCA on The Rocks
– Ideas shaken and stirred


Presented by Fenella Kernebone

Using Anish Kapoor’s large scale artworks as the starting point for discussion, join host Fenella Kernebone and her panel as they explore stardom, public space, and architecture as they attempt to answer the question: Is bigger always better?

$20/$15 MCA Members and Concessions
(online booking fees apply)
Ticket price includes a glass of wine

Jeff Khan, Co-Director, Performance Space
Jeff Khan is a curator and writer working across performance, dance and the visual arts, with a particular interest in interdisciplinary projects and site-specific and socially-engaged practices. Jeff has held numerous curatorial roles both in Australia and internationally and as a writer regularly contributes to publications, exhibition catalogues, magazines and artists’ projects.

Jeff Khan, Co-Director, Performance Space

Tarsha Finney, Senior lecturer, UTS School of Architecture
Tarsha Finney is an architect, an urbanist and Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture at the University of Technology, Sydney. Her primary research area is domesticity and the problem of multi-residential housing.

Tarsha is a member of the Darling Harbour Creative Reference Group for the Sydney Harbor Foreshore Authority, and she is on the Advisory Council of Make Space for Architecture.

Tarsha Finney, Senior lecturer, UTS School of Architecture

Brendan Maclean, Actor, musician, Radio host
While you may know Brendan Maclean from his radio and television presenting on Triple J and Channel V, or from his numerous writing credits, he remains at heart a songwriter.

Having released his debut record White Canvas in 2010, Maclean is picking up some groundswell with his new song Stupid, performing alongside Megan Washington, Claire Bowditch, Lanie Lane, Kate Miller-Heidke and even Savage Garden.

This year Brendan has been working with producer Paul Mac (Silverchair / The Dissociatives) and has funded his studio time entirely through crowd-funding efforts. He will also be appearing in the role of Klipspringer in the upcoming Baz Luhrmann re-make of The Great Gatsby.

Brendan Maclean, Actor, musician, Radio hos

HOST: Fenella Kernebone, journalist and presenter
In 2010–2011, Fenella hosted Art Nation on ABC TV and presented and produced the previous arts show, Sunday Arts. Prior to that, she was one of the hosts and film reviewers of The Movie Show on SBS TV. In addition to her role on Radio National’s By Design, Fenella also hosts the long-running cult electronic music show, The Sound Lab on Triple J radio.

Fenella Kernebone, journalist and presenter
image for MCA on The Rocks

– When

21 March 2013, 6:30-8:00pm

– Admission

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