– Highlights

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Exhibition

Tatsuo Miyajima

03 Nov - 05 Mar

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Mca Collection

MCA Collection: Today Tomorrow Yesterday

01 Sep - 31 Aug

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Exhibition

Primavera at 25: MCA Collection

19 Dec - 19 Mar

– Learning Events

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Workshop

Understanding Mindfulness Workshop

25 Feb, 12.30pm, Level 2: Seminar Room

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Pop-Up Bar

Sakura Sundays

26 Feb, 3.00pm, Ground Floor: Outdoor Terrace

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Workshop

Contemporary Art Studio

09 Mar, 10.30am, Level 3: National Centre for Creative Learning

– News from inside the MCA

Ode to typography: Interview with Will Lynes

Signwriter Will Lynes used traditional signwriting techniques to free-hand paint the text ‘Everything Else’ on this 17-metre long wall painting. Will muses on the emotive quality of typography and how he works. more

5 tips for applying for the MCA Zine Fair

Want to show your zine-work at the 2017 MCA Zine Fair? Here we share our tips for applying more

Louise Zhang's horror infused ARTBAR

Navigating the space between attractive and repulsive, Chinese-Australian artist Louise Zhang kicks off the ARTBAR year in suitable style with a night entitled ‘New Year’s Rot’. more

– Spotlights from the collection online

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MCA Collection

Works from the MCA Collection

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Collection Artist Interviews

Watch our latest interviews in the MCA Video Portal

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Joint acquisitions by MCA and Tate

The Program promotes Australian art globally, helping Australian artists reach new audiences.

Adult Learning

Make the MCA your cultural playground.

Explore the world of contemporary art through guided tours, talks by artists and curators, hands-on workshops and other special events on offer. With a constantly changing program, your options are never ending. Drop-in to one of our free programs or purchase a ticket to a special event and join us for an experience that goes beyond the limits of gallery viewing.

Our programs and events are aimed at all adult learners, specialist and non-specialists alike. Discover new ways of seeing, thinking and learning at MCA.

Workshops

At the MCA, we encourage risk-taking, experimentation and new ways of thinking; essential ingredients for creativity. Our workshops are open to all and offer unique opportunities to meet and make with practicing artists.

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ARTFUL: Art & Dementia

This free program for people living with dementia focuses on creating new connection and providing life enriching experiences for the individuals and their carer trough creative engagement with contemporary art.

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Talks & Ideas

The MCA hosts visionary artists, curators and critics from across the world. These exchanges offer challenging and urgent provocations, exploring issues pertinent to all aspects of contemporary life.

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Screenings

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

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ATSI Programs

Create, explore and respond to work by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists.
The MCA offers a number of important programs that focus on enhancing the engagement of visitors, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audiences, with contemporary art and ideas. Working closely with community groups, programs are developed and presented either at the MCA or offsite.

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MCA ARTBAR

MCA ARTBAR takes your gallery experience and flips it on its head through art, music, design and performance.
Kicking off after dark on the last Friday of every month, ARTBAR brings exhibitions, music, design and live acts together under the direction of a guest curator, transforming the MCA into a pulsating piece of performance art.

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Tours and Group Bookings

Look at artwork differently, ask questions, and discover the hidden stories within each exhibition.

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Accessible Programs

The MCA is committed to providing accessible events for audiences with specific needs. Find out about our Access Tours, Bella Program and special events.

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