– 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


Laughter Sessions

16 Dec, 2.00pm, Level 3: Creative Studios in NCCL


ARTBAR January 2018

19 Jan, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Art Baby

06 Feb, 12.30pm, 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.


Special edition Artplay
– Celebrate your pet!

Fluffy or slippery, real or imaginary, we want to hear all about your precious pets! Join us for stories, songs and artmaking inspired by Teena the dachshund, the star of our interactive Bella Room commission!

*Please do not bring your pet along to this event. Due to health and safety regulations, animals are not permitted within the building, however photos and drawings of your pet are very welcome! Tell us all about your pet during the Show & Tell session!

What to expect on the day!

10am – Event begins!
10.30am – Read along to a pet inspired tale
11am – Show & Tell session! Share a story about your special pet!
11.30am – Sing along session
Midday – Event concludes

Wed 17 Feb, 10am – 12pm
Level 3, National Centre of Creative Learning
Drop in, we welcome a $5 donation per family

Image: David Capra, Wallpaper design forTeena’s Bathtime (detail), 2015, commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia for the Jackson Bella Room, 2015, image courtesy and © the artist.

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– When

17 February 2016, 10:00am-noon

– Admission

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