– 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.

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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