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01 Nov - 18 Feb


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Word: MCA Collection

04 Dec - 18 Feb

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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

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Subversive Tours

Take a one-of-a-kind tour exploring the work of Grayson Perry from a cast of diverse and eclectic guests.
Gain insights into Perry’s imaginative world and creative process while also engaging with broader issues, from war and religion to politics and masculinity.

A psychiatrist’s view of the work of Grayson Perry

Led by Jonathan Phillips with Chief Curator Rachel Kent

Associate Professor Jonathan Phillips AM is a general and forensic psychiatrist with a busy practice in Sydney. He has held many non-clinical positions including President of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Chair of the Committee of Presidents of the Australian Medical Colleges, Chair of the Specialist Medical Review Council, and a member of the Australian Medical Council.

He has a longstanding interest in contemporary art, and the creative process more generally. Has has contributed to the ACCA series Art Think/ Art Shrink.

Thur 21 April, 6 – 7pm
$20/$10 Members/Concessions* (includes exhibition entry)
Meet at the entrance of the exhibition on Level 3

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Image: Grayson Perry, The Rosetta Vase, 2011, glazed ceramic, British Museum Collection, image courtesy the Artist, Victoria Miro, London and the Trustees of the British Museum, London © Grayson Perry

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– When

21 April 2016, 6:00-7:00pm

– Where

Level 3

Venue info

– Admission

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