– 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.


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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