– 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


Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

23 Jan, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean [Unplugged]

23 Jan, 6.00pm, Level 3: Galleries


Spoken Word Series

03 Feb, 1.00am, Throughout the 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.


– Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean

This event is booked out

Find more programs in this series here

Stuart Ringholt, Preceded by a tour of the show by artist Stuart Ringholt, 6-8pm. The artist will be naked. Those who wish to join the tour must also be naked. Adults only., 2011, Museum of Contemporary Art, purchased with funds provided by the MCA Foundation, 2015, image courtesy and © the artist

Gain a new perspective on the exhibition Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean by viewing it in the nude.

Remove the material barriers between artist and audience for a morning naturist tour followed by a breakfast. The work deals with themes of fear and embarrassment and the potentially liberating effects of enjoying art in the nude.

In 2018, the MCA will be presenting this work by Stuart Ringholt with a range of tour speakers. This staging of the work will be led by special guest Jade Gunn and will encourage you to look at artworks differently and develop new ways of looking.

Tuesday 30 January 2018, 7–8.45am (please arrive at 6.45am for a 7am start)
$25 General
$20 MCA Members and Concessions*
(2 tickets max per person)
Level 3 Galleries
Bookings required
18+ only, changing area available.

About Jade Gunn
Jade Gunn is best known for her photography and installations; her art practice includes seed and plant based sculptures, botanical portraits and alternative landscapes and is characterised by its explorations of environment and spirituality.

About Stuart Ringholt
Stuart Ringholt is based in Melbourne and has exhibited nationally and internationally. His work takes many forms, from performance, video and sculpture to collaborative workshops, and is characterised by a resolute sense of art as a social enterprise.

Inclusive Access
We offer support for anyone with access needs as a free supplement to all MCA programs. For more information and to make a request, please contact
mail@mca.com.au or find information regarding Bella programs exclusively for people with access requirements HERE

*Concession: Tertiary/TAFE/ESL Students with photo ID, Senior’s Card holders, Unemployed/Concession Card holders, Nava card holders

*Booking fees apply

Image: Pipilotti Rist, Administrating Eternity, 2011, four-channel video installation with sound, colour, sound by Anders Guggisberg, installation view, Pipilotti Rist: Sip my Ocean, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, 2017, courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth and Luhring Augustine © the artist, photo: Anna Kucera

image for NATURIST TOUR/ Booked out

– When

30 January 2018, 6:45-8:45am

– Admission

This event is fully booked.