– 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.

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.