– 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


Art + Film

13 Jan, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre


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

– 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.


Sounds on the Terrace
– Ciaran Gribbin

Experience the magic of Circular Quay from the prime vantage point of the MCA Sculpture Terrace listening to the sounds of up-and-coming singer-songwriters over dinner and drinks from the MCA Cafe.

7 – 8:30pm
Free, Drop in
MCA Sculpture Terrace, Level 4

Ciaran Gribbin has worked with artists such as Madonna, Snow Patrol and Paul McCartney. In 2012 he became the singer of INXS and has toured worldwide with them. He received a Grammy nomination for Madonna’s worldwide hit ‘Celebration’, which he co-wrote with Madonna and Oakenfold. Film songwriting and recording credits include ‘Killing Bono’ starring Ben Barnes and the award winning ‘Heartless’ starring Jim Sturgess. He also co-wrote ‘Hey Baby Doll’ the central song sung by Al Pacino in his current movie ‘Danny Collins’. Ciaran works regularly in America with other top musicians and writers.


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– When

3 December 2015, 7:00-9:00pm

– Admission

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