– 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 Event

Sunday Family Fun Day
– Journeys & Storytelling

Collect a SKETCH activity card created by MCA Artist Educator Athena Cabot, to explore the magic of storytelling inspired by the Telling Tales exhibition.

Take off on real and imaginary journeys through the Gallery and experiment with a range of storytelling techniques to create a terrific tale of your own!

Sunday 28 August, 10.30am – 4pm
Ages 4+
Drop-in, we welcome $5 donation per family
Creative Studios, National Centre for Creative Learning

With your friends and family, bring your story to life during a hands on art making session in the Creative Studios!

Story Time sessions
Read along to a terrific tale with Artist Educators during two Story Time sessions 11.30am & 2.00pm.
Each Story Time session will be translated by an Auslan interpreter.


Can’t make it to either of these Story Time sessions? That’s okay! There will be a collection of exhibition related children’s books available in our reading corner, for you and your family to explore throughout the day!

Image: Art Escapades, Chippendale Child Care Centre 2015, photographer: Anna Kučera

image for Sunday Family Fun Day

– When

28 August 2016, 10:30am-4:00pm

– Admission

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