– Highlights

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Exhibition

Primavera 2016

29 Sep - 04 Dec

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Exhibition

Tatsuo Miyajima

03 Nov - 05 Mar

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Exhibition

Louise Hearman

29 Sep - 04 Dec

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Art Safari

09 Dec, 1.00pm, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

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Workshop

Understanding Mindfulness Workshop

10 Dec, 12.30pm, Level 2: Seminar Room

– News from inside the MCA

Twitter tour: Rachel Kent on #TatsuoMiyajima

Chief Curator Rachel walks us through her exhibition highlights more

What's it like to view art in the nude?

Gill Nicol, Director, Audience Engagement, reveals her experience of stripping down and gaining a new perspective of the MCA Collection by viewing it entirely in the nude. more

Reliving our 25th Birthday Weekend

See what happened over our three-day celebration 25 years of art #MCA25 more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Screening

Taboo Film Series

Witness some of the most controversial films of our time. Opening the series and setting the bar is Salo (120 days of Sodom) by Pier Paolo Pasolini. Made in 1975, it was banned in Australia until 2010. Be challenged by the themes and content of this classic and other local and international films embodying the essence of TABOO.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

Thursday 24 January
Stolen Generations
DVD Colour 55 minutes
Director: Darlene Johnson
The story of Stolen Generations is told by the survivors of the Stolen Generations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders forcibly removed from their families as children by official government policy from 1909 to 1969. Hear from people, who, as children, were brutally removed from their families. See stories of resistance – how mothers smeared their children with black clay to make them more ‘black’ and hid them in trees. Witness the stories of reunion between stolen children and surviving parents – both joyous and painful.

FREE, drop-in
Please be seated by 7.00pm
over 18s only


Alicia Henry
Untitled Mask/face 2003
mixed media, fabric
Image courtesy the artist and Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago
© the artist

image for Taboo Film Series
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– When

24 January 2013, 7:00-9:00pm

– Admission

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