– 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.


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.

image for Special edition Artplay

– When

17 February 2016, 10:00am-noon

– Admission

This event has finished.