– Highlights

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Exhibition

Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Exhibition

Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

27 Oct, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Special Event

ARTBAR October 2017

27 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA

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Talk

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

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MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Screening

NAIDOC Week Lunchtime Screenings

Celebrate NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Week at the MCA with films by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers.

Laugh, cry, be amazed and enlightened through a broad selection of films. Accessible to families and audiences of all ages.

2 – 6 Jul, 12.30–2pm
FREE, drop-in
Veolia Lecture Theatre

Friday 3rd July
Big Name No Blanket (2013, M)

Dir: Steven McGregor, Australia,
In the 1980s, George Rrurrambu, front man of the Warumpi Band, embraced rock and roll, reggae and traditional culture to make public a new bush politics that awakened Australia to a third world in its own backyard. Popularly known for his energetic stage performances and charismatic character, his fans revered him as the ‘black Mick Jagger’. He left a legacy that changed the face of Indigenous music, uniting his own people and promoting reconciliation. George Rrurrambu died a rock and roll legend in 2007 and there is no other quite like him. For the first time, this is his story.
Duration: 57mins

Lurujarri Dreaming (2013, G)

Dir: Bernadette Trench-Thiedeman, Australia,
Prod: Bernadette Trench-Thiedeman
Lurujarri Dreaming tells the stories of the Goolarabooloo community of Western Australia, and their connection to sacred country. Travel along the Lurujarri Dreaming Trail that follows the Songcycle north from Broome, through Dreamtime and history. Along the way hear stories told by elders, children, women and men about their vision for reconciliation and caring for Country. Featuring a sublime musical score by Deadly Award winning Kimberely musicians Alan and Stephen Pigram, Lurujarri Dreaming tells the stories of a people and a place that are currently threatened by massive industrialisation
Duration 28mins



Image Credit: Lucy Parakhina

image for NAIDOC Week Lunchtime Screenings

– When

3 July 2015, 12:30-2:00pm

– Admission

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