– 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

13 Jan, 2.00pm, Level 2: Veolia Lecture Theatre


ARTBAR January 2018

19 Jan, 7.00pm, Throughout the MCA


Contemporary Kids School Holiday Program

23 Jan, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– 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.

Bella Plus Connect

Monthly Community Drop-in Program for individuals and groups with disability or access requirements

Create, explore and build your social and professional networks. You are welcome to attend by yourself, in a group, with your support provider or with members of your family.

Meet and connect with Artist Educators and other participants in the National Centre for Creative Learning for this flexible and accessible program. Choose from a variety of art-making and professional development activities, join a gallery exploration or visit the Bella Room.

A group of participants making art in the creative studio

Bella Plus Connect program 2015 Image © Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, photograph: Anna Kucera

Make a booking

Bella Plus Connect is open to individual and group bookings of all sizes subject to the number of places available on the program.

To make a booking please contact Kate de Greef at MCA Learning on 02 9245 2400 or via the National Relay Service.


Cost: FREE

Time: Drop-in between 11:30am – 1:00pm

Date: First Monday of every month (except January)

Bookings: Advance bookings are essential as numbers are limited.

Cancellations: Please give notice as soon as possible if you are unable to attend Bella Plus Connect – reasonable notice of cancellation enables us to make your place in the program available to others.