– 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
– Up Close: Chuck Close

Join us for this special Family Fun Day to celebrate the work of one of America’s greatest portrait artists, Chuck Close.

Collect your Gallery Explorer from Level 3 and loose yourself in this extraordinary exhibition which celebrates and explores the human face and the artistic process. Back in the Creative Studios, experiment with a variety of mediums to create a Chuck-inspired collaborative portrait with your friends and family.

As a very special offer we will be offering half price family exhibition tickets on the day! Pre-purchase tickets using the link below.

Ages 4+
Creative Studios, National Center for Creative Learning

Special offer Family Exhibition tickets

Buy tickets here

Image: Chuck Close, John, 1998, (state I – IV), installation view, Chuck Close: Prints, Process and Collaboration, MCA, 2014, image courtesy and © Chuck Close, photograph: Maja Baska

image for Sunday Family Fun Day

– When

22 February 2015, 10:30am-4:00pm

– Admission

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