– Highlights

Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Dec


The National 2017

30 Mar - 18 Jun


Kader Attia

12 Apr - 30 Jul

– Learning Events


Art Baby

04 May, 10.30am, MCA



12 May, 9.00am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning


MCA Zine Fair 2017

21 May, 10.30am, MCA

– News from inside the MCA

Young Art Lovers' Book List

To celebrate World Book Day (Sunday 23 April) the MCA Store and MCA Learning crew have teamed up to put together a selection of fun, inspiring and engaging titles sure to spark the imaginations of budding artists and creative thinkers. more

From the archives: Curious catalogue

Never judge a book by its cover? In this issue of our monthly archive series, MCA Archives and Records Management Coordinator, Stephanie, leafs through some unusual pages more

Girl On Film: Erin Coates

The National 2017: New Australian Art artist Erin Coates gets in the driving seat for our April film experience 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.

Contemporary Film Program

Where does art end and cinema begin? Enjoy our new contemporary film series as guest curators blur the lines between art and cinema.

Selected Saturdays, 2pm*
FREE, drop-in
Veolia Lecture Theatre, Level 2

*Times & dates may vary

Art + Film in 2017

From short to feature length, 35mm to camera phone, video and film have become a key medium for contemporary artists today. The accompanying Q&As and artist talks offer further insights into these moving image works.

April 2017: Guest Curated by artist Erin Coates

Where does art end and cinema begin? Discover the many ways the moving image exists within contemporary art during this new seasonal series.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see works by The National 2017: New Australian Art exhibiting artist Erin Coates, paired with a video work which inspires her. Each screening ends with a Q&A with invited guest speakers exploring the ideas and influences within each work.

April ticket prices

Single Screening Tickets
$10 General
$8 Concessions*

$34 Concessions*


MCA members free

Not a member? Join today

April: Film ticket information and links

Saturday 1 April: Rough Raw and Magic in Australia

Saturday 8 April: The Art of Slow

Saturday 15 April: Post Human Architectures

Saturday 22 April: Rewriting the city; subtle, subversive physical acts

Saturday 29 April: Beautiful and Deathly Nature: New World Gothic

Unlimited monthly April Art + Film Screenings Package Tickets

*Concession: Tertiary/TAFE/ESL Students with photo ID, Senior’s Card holders, Unemployed/Concession Card holders, Nava card holders

Purchase a single screening or save 20% with an Unlimited Monthly package and see as many as you like