– Highlights


Primavera 2017

23 Aug - 19 Nov


Hilarie Mais

23 Aug - 19 Nov

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

– Learning Events


Art Safari

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

Special Event

ARTBAR October 2017

27 Oct, 7.00pm, MCA


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

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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