– 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


Art + Film

16 Dec, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre


Laughter Sessions

16 Dec, 2.00pm, Level 3: Creative Studios in NCCL


ARTBAR January 2018

19 Jan, 7.00pm, Throughout the 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

Translating Dance
– Noa Eshkol’s Movement Notation System

20th Biennale of Sydney Program

Translating Dance: Noa Eshkol’s Movement Notation System
Sun 8 May, 2 – 3.30pm
Free, bookings recommended
Seminar Room, Level 2

Influential Israeli choreographer, researcher and textile artist Noa Eshkol (1924-2007) is known for the system she and Avraham Wachman created in 1958 for recording and studying movement. Join Sally Gardner, Lecturer in Dance at Deakin University, in a discussion about the significance of Eshkol’s work, which can be seen in the Embassy of Translation: the 20th Biennale of Sydney at the MCA.

This edition of the Biennale is structured around thematic clusters, conceived as 'embassies’, with each venue providing constellations of thought. The MCA is transformed into the Embassy of Translation bringing together selection a selection of works by artists that consider history as one material among others.

Image: Noa Eshkol, The Four Seasons (detail), 1995, cotton, sisal, wool, lurex, rayon, lame, sateen, polyester, jersey, cotton crepe, silk taffeta, image courtesy the Noa Eshkol Foundation for Movement Notation, Holon and neugerriemschneider, Berlin, photograph: Jens Ziehe

image for Translating Dance

– When

8 May 2016, 2:00-3:30pm

– Admission

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