– 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.


Sunday Family Fun Day
– Our Big Adventure- Corroboree Sydney Special Event

Join us for a special celebration of Corroboree Sydney and our very last Family Fun Day for 2014. Together with your family and friends explore the breathtaking paintings in the exhibition Martu Art from the Far Western Desert then drop-in and add to our own giant collaborative map in the Creative Studios. There is also a full program of talks, performances, games and films just for kids so join us for one very big adventure.

Ages 4+
Drop in, we welcome a donation of $5 per family
Sunday Family Fun Days take place on the last Sunday of every month (except December)

TRAFFIC UPDATE: In preparation for the new CBD and South East Light Rail, Laing O’Rourke will be carrying out service investigations and trenching works to identify and survey buried utilities. On Sunday 30 November, George Street will be closed to through traffic between Essex Street and King Street.


10.30—4pm, Creative Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3
Drop in to the Creative Studios and help us create a giant Martu inspired collaborative map.

10.30—4pm, Multimedia Studio, National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3
Grab a cushion and enjoy a selection of family friendly films by Indigenous filmmakers.

11—11.20am, Level 1 Galleries
Join exhibiting artist Nola Taylor and her grandson Curtis Taylor as they explore works from Martu Art from the Far Western Desert. Hear the stories and see the places the artists have painted that are special to them.

11am-1pm, The Rocks Boatshed (MCA Front Lawn)
Kids Craft Workshop: Make your own Aboriginal Flag

11.30—11.50am, Level 1 Galleries
Sing along to the captivating and engaging songs of Aunty Wendy’s Mob. Join in the fun dances and play along with interactive drama activities.

12—2.30pm,Creative Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning, Level 3
Join ‘King of the kids’ performer, educator, leading Indigenous cultural story teller, presenter, entertainer, poet and culture man Gumaroy along with his college Turtle. Learn how to dance proper way, participate in traditional games and storytelling and in a special show and tell discover the beauty of Aboriginal cultural objects.

1pm—2.30pm, The Rocks Boatshed (MCA Front Lawn)
Storytelling with Cindy Drummond and Ryka

2.30—2.50pm, Collection Galleries, Level 2
Join cultural ambassador Bengitj Ngurruwuthun and Petrina Mununggurr as they explore works from their homelands located in East Arnhem Land that are part of the MCA’s Arnott’s Collection of Bark Paintings.

Aunty Wendy
image for Sunday Family Fun Day

– When

30 November 2014, 10:30am-4:00pm

– Admission

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